How to Archive Family Photos

A Step-by-Step Guide to Organize and Share Your Photos Digitally

How to Archive Family Photos

Organize and enjoy your family's memories! You've captured countless cherished family photos of babies' first steps, graduations, weddings, holidays, vacations, and priceless everyday moments on your smartphone or digital camera. Perhaps you've inherited a collection of heirloom family photographs, too. But now what? How to Archive Family Photos is a practical how-to guide for organizing your growing digital photo collection, digitizing and preserving heirloom family photos, and sharing your treasured photos. In this book, you'll find: • Simple strategies to get your photos out of a smartphone or camera and into a safe storage space • Easy methods to organize and back up your digital photos, including file-naming and tagging hints • Achievable steps to digitize and preserve heirloom family photos • Step-by-step workflows illustrating common photo organizing and digitizing scenarios • Checklists for setting up your own photo organization system • 25 photo projects to preserve, share, and enjoy your family photos Whether you have boxes full of tintypes and black-and-white photographs, an ever-growing collection of digital photos, or a combination of the two, this book will help you rescue your images from the depths of hard drives and memory cards (or from the backs of closets) so that you can organize and preserve your family photo collection for future generations.

How to Archive Family Keepsakes

Learn How to Preserve Family Photos, Memorabilia and Genealogy Records

How to Archive Family Keepsakes

Organize your family photos, heirlooms, and genealogy records In every family someone ends up with Mom's and Dad's "stuff"—a lifetime's worth of old family photos, papers, and memorabilia packed into boxes, trunks, and suitcases. This inheritance can be as much a burden as it is a blessing. How do you organize your loved one's estate in a way that honors your loved one, keeps the peace in your family and doesn't take over your home or life? How to Archive Family Keepsakes gives you step-by-step advice for how to organize, distribute and preserve family heirlooms. You'll learn how to: • Organize the boxes of your parents' stuff that you inherited • Decide which family heirlooms to keep • Donate items to museums, societies, and charities • Protect and pass on keepsakes • Create a catalog of family heirlooms • Organize genealogy files and paperwork • Digitize family history records • Organize computer files to improve your research Whether you have boxes filled with treasures or are helping a parent or relative downsize to a smaller home, this book will help you organize your family archive and preserve your family history for future generations.

Bit Rot

Preserving the Documents Most Important to You

Bit Rot

These days, pictures, music, schoolwork, business documents, and all kinds of personal information are stored digitally. As the uses of computers, tablets, and smart phones expand, the loss of data due to user error, computer malfunctions, or deliberate theft has become a bigger problem than ever before. This title explores what is meant by bit rot and how it can affect users of technology. It also verses readers on the best ways to protect and store their data. Computer files, e-books, mp3s, and digital photographs aren't going away any time soon. This guide helps reader keep what matters to them safe and secure.

Preserving Your Family Photographs

How to Organize, Present, and Restore Your Precious Family Images

Preserving Your Family Photographs

Genealogists and non-genealogists alike love old photographs and many people have photo collections of their ancestors. Preserving Your Family Photographs shows them how to organize and store these photos so that future generations can also enjoy them. Readers will learn how to care for family photos, identify different types of damage, learn basic conservation techniques, buy the proper storage materials, then organize the family photo archive and safely display it for all to see. * Photo preservation and display techniques appeal to both genealogist and non-genealogist alike * the book provides instruction through the use of beautiful sample photos Maureen Taylor is the author of Uncovering Your Ancestry through Family Photographs. She is a regular contributor to Family Tree Magazine and is a former picture research coordinator and photo curator. She is a frequent lecturer at genealogical conferences and workshops across the country on the subject of photograph identification, organization and preservation. She lives in Westwood, Massachusetts.

PaintShop Photo Pro X3 for Photographers

PaintShop Photo Pro X3 for Photographers

If you are a digital photographer who's new to Paint Shop Pro Photo or digital imaging in general, or have recently upgraded to the all-new version XX, this is the book for you! Packed with full color images to provide inspiration and easy to follow, step-by-step projects, you'll learn the ins and outs of this fantastic program in no time so you can start correcting and editing your images to create stunning works of art. Whether you want to learn or refresh yourself on the basics, such as effective cropping or simple color correction, or move on to more sophisticated techniques like creating special effects, everything you need is right here in this Corel-recommended guide. Useful information on printing and organizing your photos and a fantastic supplemental website with tons of extras rounds out this complete PSPP learning package.

PaintShop Pro X4 for Photographers

PaintShop Pro X4 for Photographers

Great for those new to PaintShop Pro or digital imaging in general, this book is packed with inspirational, full-color images and easy to follow, step-by-step projects that will have you producing great images in PaintShop Pro in no time! Everything you need to turn your photos into stunning works of art is right here in this Corel-reviewed guide. In this new edition, Ken covers new features including how to make the most of the newly organized workspaces, use the redesigned HDR tool, and instantly publish photos on Flickr and Facebook. Squeeze every ounce of detail out of RAW files using the newly enhanced Camera RAW Lab and improve tonal range with the new Fill light/Clarity filter. This book has everything a photographer needs to take their photos to the next level with PaintShop Pro. Be sure to visit the companion website www.gopaintshoppro.co.uk for practice files, bonus tutorials and other fabulous resources.

Tracing Your Ancestors Through Family Photographs

A Complete Guide for Family and Local Historians

Tracing Your Ancestors Through Family Photographs

Jayne Shrimpton's complete guide to dating, analysing and understanding family photographs is essential reading and reference for anyone undertaking genealogical and local history research. Using over 150 old photographs as examples, she shows how such images can give a direct insight into the past and into the lives of the individuals who are portrayed in them. ??Almost every family and local historian works with photographs, but often the fascinating historical and personal information that can be gained from them is not fully understood. They are one of the most vivid and memorable ways into the past.??This concise but comprehensive guide describes the various types of photograph and explains how they can be dated. It analyses what the clothes and style of dress can tell us about the people in the photographs, their circumstances and background.??Sections look at photographs of special occasions – baptisms, weddings, funerals - and at photographs taken in wartime, on holiday and at work. There is advice on how to identify the individuals shown and how to find more family photographs through personal connections, archives and the internet - and how to preserve them for future generations.??Jayne Shrimpton's handbook is an authoritative, accessible guide to old photographs that no family or local historian can be without.??As featured in The Argus.

How to Show & Share Your Digital Photographs

How to Show & Share Your Digital Photographs

'How to show and share your digital photographs' provides a complete solution to showing off your photos on-screen or in print, whether for a thumbnail-based web site or as a Giclée print on canvas. Want to e-mail the baby's latest picture to your friends? Want to make Dad a photo T-shirt for his birthday? From website to scrapbooks, this practical guide provides the inspiration and know-how to make every photo picture perfect.

Organize Your Digital Life

How to Store Your Photographs, Music, Videos, and Personal Documents in a Digital World

Organize Your Digital Life

A practical handbook reflecting the needs of the new digital world provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to organize, catalog, store, and share one's digital archive of photographs, videos, music, and other personal documents, with helpful tips on how to eliminate household clutter and protect valuable personal items. Original. (Beginner).