We All Become Memories

We all become memories.

We all become memories.

I happened to see the last part of the last episode of the 2018 series “Call The Midwife”. It had a cine film running, projecting old images onto the screen. Vanessa Redgrave plays Jennifer Worth, the writer whose real-life stories formed the basis of the show. She says:

We flicker on a screen.
We fold and unfold upon the minds eye.
Brittle as wings.
Eternal as a heart beat.
And even when the heart falls silent.
We do not cease to be.
Because in the end….
We all become memories.

we all become memories

To understand more about digitising your memories click here https://www.personalmediasolutions.co.uk/services/media-digitising/

We scan, convert or digitise videos, cine film, photos, negatives, slides, photograph albums, audio and music.

We provide you with a digital copy of your precious memories for you to easily enjoy, share and keep safe.

Your digital copy can be supplied on USB memory stick, DVDs or internet downloadable digital files.


Memories Live Longer than Dreams

Memories live longer than dreams! I have recently read a book that I was fascinated to find, is so relevant to my business, Personal Media Solutions. It is called “Stuffocation” authored by James Wallman.

In it, James Wallman quotes his grandfather saying “Memories live longer than dreams”. He then comments “Did he mean that the past is more important than the future? Or was he saying, as I have come to believe, that material dreams have their place, but that life is made up of memories, which come from experiences?”

Every time I digitise a family’s precious cine, video or photographic collection, I am reminded that I am providing a service that helps people share their precious family memories, making their “memories live longer than dreams”.

Here is the author explaining how the book came about:

It is available on Amazon at https://www.amazon.co.uk/Stuffocation-Living-More-James-Wallman/dp/0241257352/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1495992027&sr=8-1&keywords=stuffocation

If you want to learn more about digitising your family photos and videos, have a look at www.personalmediasolutions.co.uk

Personal Media Solutions was started in 2009 by Martin Wallman who has 30 years experience in Photography, Videography, Consumer Electronics, IT and Technology. He saw the need for simpler solutions to enjoy precious family photos, music and video memories in the home environment. Technical advances, particularly in the convergence of consumer and computer based media solutions, make it possible to provide a personal service that is flexible, affordable and easy to use.




FT Tech Guys Article About VHS Tapes

You don’t often see articles about old “VHS tapes” theses days, but here is one from Peter Aspden in Saturday’s Financial Times, saying that “Videotapes, as I have found to my cost, disintegrate. Images become blurred, then disappear altogether”   This is why everyone should get all their precious video memories, that are still on old video tapes, digitised. The whole article can be read here http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/aea9f1f2-c100-11e1-853f-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1zN2hGkdf 

If you want a personal service to digitise your precious video tape memories then we can help www.personalmediasolutions.co.uk