Category Archives: professional photo organizer

YEAR IN REVIEW [2023]

As the year comes to a close, I like to do a quick run of the numbers and reflect on how things went. Here are some nerdy stats: 2023 Highlights Support Group. The new “support group” concept (live working sessions on Zoom) I introduced this year for the Family Yearbooks and Backup Bootcamp courses has...

make a 2024 photo calendar!

Photo calendars are a fun, personalized holiday gift! For the last 8 years (!!!!), I created a FREE calendar template that you can print to make your own photo calendar using the Project Life App.  It’s SUPER easy… no design skills required! HOW TO MAKE A PHOTO CALENDAR USING THE PROJECT LIFE APP 1.  Pick...

5 HELPFUL NEW IOS17 PHOTOS FEATURES

iOS17 released yesterday! This update didn’t focus heavily on the Photos app but there are still a few fun changes. Here are my five favorites (plus a bonus one that is coming soon)… Pet Facial Recognition This is the biggest update! Our fur babies now get the special treatment they deserve! You’ll find pet faces...

what is changing with Amazon?

Last year Amazon announced they will discontinue Amazon Drive at the end of 2023. This does not impact Amazon Photos. Amazon has been sending emails about this change for more than a year now and even though the emails are pretty clear and informative, I’ve seen LOTS of confusion about the change and have received...

What is changing with Shutterfly?

As a Professional Photo Organizer, I have never recommended Shutterfly as a backup solution. In my opinion, it’s a nice printing and photo gift website, but has never been a solid storage option. Their recent announcements have made this even more true. Here’s what you need to know if you are currently using Shutterfly to...

YEAR IN REVIEW [2022]

As the year comes to a close, I like to do a quick recap and reflect on how things went. Here are some nerdy stats: A few highlights for Miss Freddy in 2022: 1)  The new ‘Fast Class’ concept!  I ended up releasing four of them: Apple Photos Crash Course, Organizing Digital Files, Photo Preparedness, and Organizing Videos. 2)...

Photo Gift Guide!

For years, my favorite place for photo gifts has been Pinhole Press.  They have beautiful and unique photo gifts with impressive quality and the best part is the designs are simple and FAST! These items cover all ages, everything is under $30, and the gifts only a few minutes to design! Win, win, win! Note: This...

5 Apps I Love [Non-Photo Related]

I was recently asked on Instagram “What are your 5 favorite non-photo related apps?” and it sparked some interesting conversation. (My weekly Q+A series on Instagram is so much fun… make sure you’re following me over there!) I wanted to elaborate more about these 5 iPhone Apps so here we go! The Streaks App This...

New! Apple Photos Crash Course

One of the 2022 goals I set for Miss Freddy was to test creating ‘mini trainings’ on various topics. Sure, I have online courses that dive DEEP into specific topics but sometimes there are fun topics that don’t need a full 2+ hour course, you know? I’ve decided to call these Fast Classes with the goal to...

All About Notes

I love, love, love the Notes app on my iPhone + Mac (I keep them synced in iCloud) for organizing my life AND business. Recently I did an Instagram Live with my tips using + loving the Notes app. You may be able to apply these techniques to a different Notes app (like Evernote, Google Keep, One...

all about albums

Is your photo collection so large that you have trouble finding what you need quickly? I use ALBUMS to group like-items in my photo collection for quick reference. Recently I did an Instagram Live with my tips for creating Albums quickly and some ideas of Album Themes I’ve personally found helpful. Here’s the replay: The...

⭐️ PHOTOS STRESSING YOU OUT?

Learn my TOP THREE TIPS for taming your camera roll in this FREE 10 minute video.

Category Archives: professional photo organizer

YEAR IN REVIEW [2023]

As the year comes to a close, I like to do a quick run of the numbers and reflect on how things went. Here are some nerdy stats: 2023 Highlights Support Group. The new “support group” concept (live working sessions on Zoom) I introduced this year for the Family Yearbooks and Backup Bootcamp courses has...

new video streaming service: projector!

If you’re old enough to remember the days when we gathered the family around the TV, popped a tape into the VCR (am I dating myself?) and watched our family videos… you’re going to love this new service! Projector makes it simple to stream your family video library on your smart TV! Think of it...

Fun Holiday Gift Ideas (using your photos)!

Using photos to personalize your gifts is your shortcut to creating the PERFECT gift for the hard-to-buy-for person on your list! I scoured Etsy, Amazon and my old standby, Pinhole Press, to find some fun holiday gift ideas. Holiday Gifts for Photo-Loving Kids/Tweens Kids and Tweens love to see their face (or their friends faces)...

make a 2024 photo calendar!

Photo calendars are a fun, personalized holiday gift! For the last 8 years (!!!!), I created a FREE calendar template that you can print to make your own photo calendar using the Project Life App.  It’s SUPER easy… no design skills required! HOW TO MAKE A PHOTO CALENDAR USING THE PROJECT LIFE APP 1.  Pick...

how to transfer iPhone photos

We expect our iPhones to transfer photos just like a memory card from a camera, but the truth is it’s not that simple anymore. ⁠Why not? Almost everyone has iCloud enabled on their iPhone which means the photos aren’t actually stored locally on the device, which means manual transfer isn’t possible. —————- How to Transfer...

5 HELPFUL NEW IOS17 PHOTOS FEATURES

iOS17 released yesterday! This update didn’t focus heavily on the Photos app but there are still a few fun changes. Here are my five favorites (plus a bonus one that is coming soon)… Pet Facial Recognition This is the biggest update! Our fur babies now get the special treatment they deserve! You’ll find pet faces...

what is changing with Amazon?

Last year Amazon announced they will discontinue Amazon Drive at the end of 2023. This does not impact Amazon Photos. Amazon has been sending emails about this change for more than a year now and even though the emails are pretty clear and informative, I’ve seen LOTS of confusion about the change and have received...

What is changing with Shutterfly?

As a Professional Photo Organizer, I have never recommended Shutterfly as a backup solution. In my opinion, it’s a nice printing and photo gift website, but has never been a solid storage option. Their recent announcements have made this even more true. Here’s what you need to know if you are currently using Shutterfly to...

5 Things I Include in My Family Yearbook

I made my first Family Yearbook in 2011 and my process has definitely evolved a lot over the years. I recently received my 2022 Family Yearbook in the mail (I shared a peek at it over on Instagram!) and there are some fun non-photo items inside it! Here are 5 things I include in my...

YEAR IN REVIEW [2022]

As the year comes to a close, I like to do a quick recap and reflect on how things went. Here are some nerdy stats: A few highlights for Miss Freddy in 2022: 1)  The new ‘Fast Class’ concept!  I ended up releasing four of them: Apple Photos Crash Course, Organizing Digital Files, Photo Preparedness, and Organizing Videos. 2)...

Photo Gift Guide!

For years, my favorite place for photo gifts has been Pinhole Press.  They have beautiful and unique photo gifts with impressive quality and the best part is the designs are simple and FAST! These items cover all ages, everything is under $30, and the gifts only a few minutes to design! Win, win, win! Note: This...

8 Helpful New iOS16 Photo Features

The new iOS16 released yesterday for iPhone and it has a lot of REALLY FUN new photo-related features! iOS16 is available for iPhone 8 or newer. Here are 8 new iOS Photos Features: Duplicate Removal When I shared this on Instagram, it seemed like the most popular new feature. Duplicates will be identified automatically in...

5 Apps I Love [Non-Photo Related]

I was recently asked on Instagram “What are your 5 favorite non-photo related apps?” and it sparked some interesting conversation. (My weekly Q+A series on Instagram is so much fun… make sure you’re following me over there!) I wanted to elaborate more about these 5 iPhone Apps so here we go! The Streaks App This...

5 tips that will change the way you use Apple Notes

Here are some incredibly useful tips for Apple Notes that will change the way you use the app. Apple Notes is powerful and has the functionality for so much more than typing some text. After reading through this blog post, you will find new ways to navigate Apple Notes.

NEW! Organizing digital files fast class

One of my 2022 goals is to test “Fast Classes” on various topics. Sure, I have online courses that dive DEEP into specific topics but sometimes there are fun topics that don’t need a full 2+ hour course, you know? No modules, no lessons- one single video to watch. Last month’s Apple Photos Crash Course was the...

New! Apple Photos Crash Course

One of the 2022 goals I set for Miss Freddy was to test creating ‘mini trainings’ on various topics. Sure, I have online courses that dive DEEP into specific topics but sometimes there are fun topics that don’t need a full 2+ hour course, you know? I’ve decided to call these Fast Classes with the goal to...

Use 1 Second Everyday to Create a Video Diary For Your Family

Would you love to create family video diaries to document your memories? 1 Second Everyday allows you to do that. 1 Second Everyday is a mobile app that you can download from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store to your mobile device. I discovered 1 Second Everyday in January 2016 and have been...

All About Notes

I love, love, love the Notes app on my iPhone + Mac (I keep them synced in iCloud) for organizing my life AND business. Recently I did an Instagram Live with my tips using + loving the Notes app. You may be able to apply these techniques to a different Notes app (like Evernote, Google Keep, One...

all about albums

Is your photo collection so large that you have trouble finding what you need quickly? I use ALBUMS to group like-items in my photo collection for quick reference. Recently I did an Instagram Live with my tips for creating Albums quickly and some ideas of Album Themes I’ve personally found helpful. Here’s the replay: The...

HI, I’M MISS FREDDY.

 

Actually, my name is Casey. As a newborn I resembled Fred Flintstone so my parents nicknamed me Freddy and it stuck. I am a professional photo organizer (yes, that's a thing!) who helps people all over the world make sense of their photo mess through organizing services and self-paced online courses.

 

I want to help you ENJOY your photos again!

 

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