Re­mem­ber­ing to­gether

Pick Me Up! Special - - Real Life -

There’s some­thing quite calm­ing about pag­ing through the card­board pages of an al­bum, hear­ing the crin­kle of the plas­tic cov­er­ing as we look at pic­tures of the peo­ple we love. Photo al­bums are a tan­gi­ble piece of his­tory that used to be so com­mon in ev­ery day life. Ev­ery­one had their mem­o­ries bound to­gether, each picture telling a story, doc­u­ment­ing some­one’s life, or maybe even just a fam­ily hol­i­day. Peo­ple used to have stacks of al­bums in their cup­boards or un­der their cof­fee ta­bles, ready for the next guest to have a browse. These days, we carry our pho­tos on our phones, doc­u­ment­ing life through Face­book and In­sta­gram. While a con­ve­nient space saver, these plat­forms don’t cre­ate the same mem­o­ries, spur con­ver­sa­tions, and al­low us to re­live our pasts.

Mak­ing for­ever mem­o­ries

Doc­u­ment happy times

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