"Making Memories Last"
Often the best stories are the ones that begin as a surprise. After a recent visit with a local recording studio I was invited into the neighboring business for a quick peek at something out of the ordinary.
As I walked through the doors of Retro Media I was quickly reminded of the days of old. The days before digital technology. I must admit as an old school tech junkie I felt like a kid in a candy store. A really old candy store. Perhaps a better comparison would be a high test Radio Shack circa 1991 or earlier. Retro Media is a memory conversion hub. Taking your old films, photos, video tapes and just about any other form of obsolete recording devices and turning them into easy formats. Take an old family VHS and turn into a DVD watchable on any computer or TV anywhere.
"Making your Memories Last" is certainly a interesting business. The idea to retain or even restore priceless memories on new formats is so simple its ingenious. It is completely reasonable to believe that anyone over the age of 20 has at least a shoe box full of old photos or an old cassettes that they just can not part with.
As I was not on an official WBOB visit to Retro Media I knew little to nothing about the charges for such services. When I decided that I was indeed going to blog about this experience at retromediaonline.com, not only did I find their prices to be affordable I found their site to be easy to use and extremely informative.
Owner Ed DiMeglio has extensive credentials in the film community. His work was recognized by the best as the best. Yet these days as he explained to me he takes pride in bringing smiles to his customer's faces. Restoring a long lost loved one back to digital life is a very rewarding experience he went on to summarize. Much like his customers I found my visit to Retro Media to pleasant and memorable.