There’s also a whole group of people who have taken the basic tenets of scrapbooking in a different direction, with journaling, altered books and many other forms of creativity and memory-keeping. We’ll explore those in future columns as well.
The fact that these different segments exist within the broader scope of scrapbooking indicates that the activity has reached or even exceeded a certain level of maturity. It’s also clear that scrapbooking continues to have a huge growth potential as the craft reaches even greater numbers of people and broader populations––from small towns to soldiers serving overseas. Since images are at the heart of the scrapbook, it’s important that the photo industry embrace this activity and work to bring the two together.