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Thu, Mar 28


The Woodlands

Snap, Sort, Save: Photo Organization 101

If you are overwhelmed by the amount of physical or digital photos you have, and you've made it your goal in 2024 to organize your photo collection, this is the class for you.

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Snap, Sort, Save: Photo Organization 101
Snap, Sort, Save: Photo Organization 101

Time & Location

Mar 28, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Woodlands, 231 N Tranquil Path, The Woodlands, TX 77380, USA


About the Event

How to Save, Organize and Share Your Photos

If you are overwhelmed by the amount of physical or digital photos you have, and you've made it your goal in 2024 to organize your photo collection, this is the class for you. A Certified Professional Photo Organizer will reveal the roadmap to finding peace of mind and provide practical solutions for creating a photo plan. This comprehensive class is designed specifically for family historians, busy parents and professionals, and anyone who is aiming to transform their chaotic mounds of photographs into a well-organized, easily accessible photo legacy. Whether you're drowning in digital images or physical prints, this class is your first step towards preserving your family's visual history for generations to come.

What You Will Learn:

Our class is structured around key topics and learning objectives that address the most common challenges and questions in photo organization. By the end of this class, you will have a clear understanding and practical skills in the following areas:

  1. Identifying Common Roadblocks: Understand the typical obstacles that keep you from organizing your photos effectively and learn strategies to overcome them.
  2. The ABCs Method of Sorting: A unique, simple-to-follow method designed to help you sort your photos effectively, turning a daunting task into a manageable process.
  3. Five Steps to Creating Your Photo Legacy: We'll guide you through a step-by-step process to curate, preserve, and share your family's visual history.
  4. Keywords, Tags and Albums: Discover how to use keywords, tags and albums efficiently to make your photos searchable, saving you hours of frustration when looking for specific memories.
  5. Navigating Cloud Storage: Learn the pros and cons of various cloud storage options, helping you make informed decisions about where to safely store your precious memories.
  6. And more!

Who Should Attend:

This class is tailored for family historians of any level of experience in photo organization. Whether you're just starting to think about organizing your vast photo collection or you're looking for better methods to streamline what you've already begun, this class will offer invaluable insights and practical advice.

Real-Life Success Stories:

Throughout the class, I'll share real-life success stories of how we've navigated the complexities of photo organization with large family collections. These examples will illustrate the benefits of applying the techniques and strategies you'll learn, from managing typical print and digital photo collection sizes to creating an enduring photo legacy that tells your family's story.

Why Attend:

Your family's history is told through photographs, and organizing them into a coherent legacy is a gift not just to your immediate relatives but to future generations. This class aims to equip you with the knowledge, tools, and confidence to undertake this meaningful project. Join us as we simplify the photo organization process, making it not just achievable but enjoyable, ensuring your family's memories are preserved and celebrated for years to come.

Don't miss this opportunity to turn your photo chaos into a curated collection that honors your family's legacy. Register now and take the first step towards mastering photo organization.


Those attending will receive:

  • A "Hunt and Gather Checklist of Where to Find Your Photos" PDF E-Checklist
  • A "Individual and Family Timeline" PDF E-Worksheet
  • Opportunity to purchase the best-selling book "Photo Organizing Made Easy" written by Cathi Nelson, CEO of The Photo Managers at 25% off retail value.


About the Host, Charissa 

Charissa Kovin is a certified professional photo organizer endorsed by The Photo Managers, a prominent educational community in the rapidly growing field of photo management. With a lifelong dedication to preserving memories and a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, Charissa seamlessly transitioned her passion for memories, technical and organizational skills into her dream profession. In 2020, she founded Forget Me Not Photos, a company specializing in organizing and safeguarding family photo collections. This followed a fulfilling career in Human Resources within the corporate world and her role as a stay-at-home mom.

She is active in The Woodlands, a community she has called home for 25 years. She dedicates her time, support and expertise to various schools and nonprofits, holding significant roles such as President of The John Cooper School Parents' Forum and Treasurer of the National Charity League (NCL)-Texas Laurels chapter. Charissa champions the fight against Alzheimer's by leading the Forget Me Not Photos Team in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's and has achieved Champion Level status for the past three consecutive years.

In 2023, she enhanced her expertise by becoming a certified Privacy Advocate, ensuring comprehensive cyber security knowledge for herself, her business, and her clients. Charissa is part of The Photo Managers Masterclass program and has recently become a member of The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce.

Charissa and her husband have shared 25 years of life together, forging a strong bond rooted in love, laughter, and cherished memories. As a proud mom, she treasures every moment with her three incredibly wonderful adult children, finding joy in their individual personalities and achievements.





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