Visiting Relatives? “There must be an App for that”

Thoughts of the queue in the car, parking problems, conversation pauses & “what can we do with them” are often the unspoken emotions of visiting elderly relatives & in-laws Special2Us can’t solve the costs of fuel but we help with the awkward silences & read more

Reminiscence Rush – after THEIR wedding Hunting your video/handycam tapes

This overcast Monday morning after the glorious Saturday of the Royal Wedding has seen a flurry of “Can you converts my wedding video tapes into something I can watch on my laptop”

The answer of course is “YES”… the next question being: now what is it! Most read more

1870s Porn, Hurricane Katrina & Modern day Witch from Haslemere

So its been a week a exhibiting at Ideal Home Show & the team at Special2Us have been meeting clients, assailed by stories, interacting with strangers & “sorting out stuff”

This morning our first visitor spotted a 1938 picture of the MD’s read more

Use them sparingly it’s our marketing weapon not a give-away!

Special2Us is a reminiscence service – software used in care homes, by families & friends with a relative who’s affected by loneliness or by relations who are pooling all of their oral history & photographs… It’s not a product easily summed up by single read more

The gorgeous photos of the derelict properties you still can’t afford

Nobody focuses on the housing market crisis in quite the same way real estate photographers do

Paint peels off the living room walls to reveal galaxies of colour and mould. Piles of clothes, receipts and detritus disintegrate under piles of dust, above floors that barely read more

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some else’s Virtual Reality or ones’ own “Alternative Reality”?

Do your kids really care who Uncle Des was or when he was married? Do they even want to know what he looked like? Probably not & there lies the problem with family photo albums… among all the interesting “stuff” lie mountains of pictures which mean read more

No Water (inconvenient, no coffee) No WiFi… OMG its the end of the world!

(Copyright Maris Rusis)
photo darkroom

(Copyright Anatomy Films)

There was a time when a big freeze would bring a company to a grinding halt, especially one involved with photography, printing & developing pictures….

So now… what’s the worst thing that read more