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Keeping analogue memories in a digital age


The death of a loved one is often traumatic and emotional for those left behind.

After the initial shock there are reams of paperwork to attend to as well as wills, bills and property to sort out.

But today's elderly generation has left an additional responsibility to its offspring - the preservation of cine films, slides and negatives - all of which became especially popular with young families in the 1960s.

Ian Hardy has found this out personally and he reports on how collecting and converting everything to digital, presents some challenges.

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