This Article Provides Insight and Different Suggestions/Uses That You May Have Have for Digital Images and Digitally Scanned Photographs
With the recent influx of different digital image editing and sharing technologies, such as the increasingly popular photo-sharing application Instagram, the prevalence and number of digital images being utilized is at an all-time high. Every day, more and more digital images are being produced, shared, and stored.
However, as the interest and production of digital images increase, their value seems to decrease due to the sheer number of images being used and shared; digital images have become highly commoditized. Many are struggling with how to make use of their digital images in a way that correctly displays its personal value. Sharing them with friends and family who will enjoy them on social sites like Facebook and Pinterest are becoming the “in” thing. But there are other ways to enjoy your old photographs and digital memories.
Recently, people have been so focused with online sharing, that they overlook the multitude of other possibilities that exist. By photo imposing a scanned photograph onto different, mundane, objects that we use every day you can create a unique, individualized product. For instance, by placing a picture of your son in his little league uniform on your favorite coffee mug you can make every morning a bit more enjoyable.
By using a calendar with all of your favorite family photographs you can provide yourself with a fun, personal way to remember your grandmother’s birthday. You can digitally scan a photo and have it printed onto nearly any product or clothing item you can think of: hats, t-shirts, sweatshirts, iPod cases etc. The best part about using digital imaging is the versatility it provides when creating a product because an object with a photo on it can be appropriate for nearly every occasion. Whether it be a company retreat, family reunion, wedding anniversary, or a birthday, you virtually cannot go wrong with giving something with a personal scanned photograph on it.
As we become increasingly inundated in digital media and technologies, it is important to remember the value of actually owning and interacting with physical objects. Though practically everything we do or own is indirectly a product of these technologies, products utilizing digital memories seem to bridge the gap between using technology and creating something with true value.