Photo Scanning Life Lessons: 3 Self-Imposed Rules

Sometimes making self-imposed rules is the only way I can get anything done. I have to be the boss of me because I really don’t like anyone else being the boss of me.

Anyone else feel this way?

This is really a life lesson, like so many, that we apply to scanning but it applies to lots of areas in my life.

So now you think I’m going to give you the 3 rules? Nope…I’m not the boss of you. 😉

I’m going to suggest you make your own self-imposed rules to help you get your scanning done.

But to help you out, I’ll give you my 3 rules:

  1. Make an appointment with myself on the calendar for scanning time
  2. Keep my scanning area clean and clutter-free
  3. Take regular breaks

There’s a favorite quote that reminds me of why I need self-imposed rules and has guided me for many years…

promises to myself mary anne radmacher

I’ve promised myself I am going to get all the print photos scanned for both sides of our family. My rules help keep me on track. Also, I can only remember 3 things max at any time. Sometimes only 1 or 2.

Life Lessons in Photo Scanning:

3 Self-Imposed Rules. I’m not great with rules unless they are self-imposed. I could also refer to them as boundaries. But I need to boss myself with a firmer hand so I do need some rules.

What are your 3 self-imposed rules going to be? Share in the comments below…bonus points if you jump over to our PPO Studio Facebook page and share a scanned photo there!

***

Get our 5 Expert Scanning Tips freebie today!

Start scanning today so you will never worry about your print photos again – pick up our Scanning eBook! You will learn an efficient workflow, scanning tips, scanning settings, and much more!

Give yourself peace of mind and start creating your family photo legacy today! It’s so worth it!

Scroll to Top