Wedding Photos Lost in Fire
Unless you have been living under a rock, you’ll no doubt be aware of the Gippsland fires of 2013. Known as the “Aberfeldy Fire”, one blaze ripped through Glenmaggie, Seaton and surrounds. There’s a news article on the 2013 Gippsland Fires to familiarise you with info current at the time of writing this article. One man was interviewed, and mentioned that his wedding photos and those of his parents and grandparents had been lost in the blaze. These are irreplaceable.
If you have digital image files, wedding photos on USB or even film negatives or a wedding album, consider what you would do in the event of a threat from a fire.
People talk about “grabbing the wedding photos” as they leave their house- but what if a fire occurs while you are away? You need a plan.
Thankfully the man in this story is alive, and able to go on.Get your wedding photos safe, don’t leave it until it’s too late!One of the easiest things you can do, is to make backup copies of your wedding photos. If you are a customer of a bank, which has a physical street address, most will have fireproof same document storage facilities for a minor charge. Store a copy of your wedding photography somewhere else, and see that there are checks and balances in place to ensure their longevity.