Preserving old family memories using new digital technology

Resident transfers 8mm, 16mm home movies for free


WORK STATION—Agoura Hills resident Abraham Raphael along with the equipment he uses to digitize old films. He sells pieces of the movies as stock footage for use in documentaries, movies or TV shows, and splits the profits with the owners. Courtesy photoCellphones have made it easy to film every little moment of the day, but the instinct to record existed long before the technology made it so easy.
Somewhere in the attic or dusty corner of the garage, many families likely have a few old rolls of...

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