Photos and documents cluttering your genealogy work space? We’ll show you how you can preserve–and even repair–your old photos to keep your memories around for future generations.
It’s inevitable. Sooner or later, you look back at photos and notice that some of your shots have blurred. Why does this happen? And more importantly, how can you stop it from happening? Read on to find the best way to stop your photos from blurring.
The holiday season is right around the corner! The fall colors are in full bloom and will be gone before you know it. By the time the holidays come around, including Halloween, most of the fall colors have disappeared and it has…
The iPhone camera has been considered the most advanced smart phone camera available on the market and it has maintained that reputation with the new camera found on the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. There are many hidden or less-known features…
Whether you’re just starting your family history, or you find yourself climbing through mountains of genealogy documents, it’s a great idea to create a system to organize your family history. Try some of the following ways:
You’ve probably seen photographers using tripods as they frame a beautiful sunset, stand in a blizzard, or simply set up a family portrait. But excess camera equipment can be bulky to carry around, and expensive to buy. So do you really need a tripod? The answer is yes, a tripod is worth the investment if you plan to regularly shoot the following situations…
Whether taking pictures to record family history, learn a new skill, or just for fun, there are guidelines every budding photographer can follow to get the best results from their photos.
Summer is the time for family, friends, fun, and of course, vacations! These warm summer days are the ideal time to get outside, play, and enjoy the sunshine. When all of these things come together, it’s a fantastic opportunity to capture new memories, especially with the ease of camera access on smartphones and tablets!
I first learned to take a closer look at old photographs not with those in my family’s own collection, but by studying a forgotten photograph album picked up at an antique store. The photographs within this album dated to the Civil War, and in an effort to identify the individuals based on a few faded captions, I studied them carefully. Who were the women wearing stunning, full-skirted dresses? Who were the children with the solemn faces and neatly curled hair? Might the portraits of bewhiskered men have been a last memento before they left home for battle?
Camera phones are a very popular way to take pictures. Though they can’t do all the same things as a digital or DSLR camera, they are comparable. Even better, smartphone cameras fit easily in a pocket or purse, so they can (and usually do) always travel with you, making taking photos a snap. But, in order to get the most out of your smartphone photos, you’ll need to know how to use it to its fullest potential. Are you utilizing these handy and features that are included with your camera?