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Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Fire Destroys Arizona Headquarters

According to the Arizon Republic Newspaper (May 6),, another entrepreneurial photo speciality business was ravaged early Monday morning by fire that destroyed its Arizona-based headquarters.

We interrupt our regular Tales from the World of Photo Scanning format to share this most unfortunate news. Because the photo imaging industry is a closely-linked family it is with deep-felt sadness as we learned of this tragic loss to

Along with everyone at and throughout the photo imaging industry, we pause to extend our thoughts to Scott and Annette Crossen, founders of and their entire staff. was another early adaptor of digitizing analog images. As fellow entrepreneurs, our heart goes out to Scott and Annette and we look forward to their quick return to helping scan those 3.5 trillion analog photo snapshots.

Their loss is another reminder that everyone must have a plan for safeguarding their photo memories. Whether it is a fire in your house or business, urges everybody to protect their generations of vulnerable photo memories - right now, before it is too late.

Scott and Annette, your family and employees should derive unequivocal comfort in knowing that we, along with the entire photo imaging industry, share in your loss and remain sturdily at your side to be of service and help during this challenging time. We all look forward to’s speedy resumption of business.

Respectfully, Mitch Goldstone and Carl Berman (co-founders,
Scan Photos, 35mm Slide and Negative Scanning, Photo Restoration, Digital Printing -