A great new article has been posted at the Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner blog, entitled, "Saving Water Damaged Photos." It was posted by Thomas MacEntee. Flip-Pal scanners have been used to rescue lost, water-damaged photos from Hurricane Sandy on the east coast. These photos are then posted online so the owners can be reunited with the lost photos.
Flip-Pal has also created a free "Rescuing Water Damaged Photos" guide that you can download for your own use. It has lots of great advice on caring for the water damaged photos and bringing them back for you to use. It is a 5 page pdf file that covers: Prioritizing and Organizing, Practice Safety, General Cleaning, Freezing, and Drying Washed Photos. On the last page are resources with many website links.
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