One of the biggest secrets behind those fantastic images photographers post on social media? Just a bit of editing.
Ready to set some great 2018 goals? If you don’t have any for family history yet, we’ve got a couple of ideas for your New Year’s resolutions.
Did these traditions belong to any of your ancestors or family members?
You’ll likely be up before your kids, or at least you’ll have a say in when they get to start shredding open gifts. Take a few moments either in the early morning or the night before to capture the tree and setup as it is before the gleeful chaos.
Winter is a great time for photography! And when you have so many great photos, what better to do than to create a custom winter photo album just to show them off?
Some of these are common questions you’d expect from family history. In other words, they’re the easy ways to get names, dates, and places. But there’s so much more to family history than just the basics!
When the parade rolls through town, get some gorgeous colorful action or detail shots of costumes, floats, and dancers!
What makes your food really appealing? Is it the gooey cheese, the sizzling steam coming off the meat, the flakiness of your rolls? Work that into your camera shot!
“Descendants” refers to anyone who has a specific person as an ancestor. This is regardless of the physical distance or the number of generations between the two. But this can cover more than blood, and there’s an important distinction to make between direct and indirect descendants.
Since the arrival of the Mayflower is such a large event in the history of the United States, a lot of modern Americans want to find a genealogical connection. And many of them do! Researchers estimate that there are are over 35 million direct descendants of the Mayflower passengers.