Besides scanning originals using best practices, the other way to preserve image quality is to not make it any worse.
I’m speaking of the JPG’s we download from various online databases, family trees, photo-sharing sites, etc. … [continued]
I recently inherited a ‘multimedia’ folder – an assortment of over 7,000 photos and records with virtually no identification. … [continued]
People generally think that not citing your sources is the worst genealogical crime in existence. It isn’t. The worst crime, IMO, is scanning photos at their original size and saving them as JPG. … [continued]
As we approach the time to change back to Standard Time, it’s also time to remember to change the Date/Time Taken on our cameras.
Cousin Sam called me the other night with a photo crisis. … [continued]
Previously, I described how to create and open photo collections in IrfanView using simple TXT files of file-paths.
Now I’ll show you a much easier way to find your files and create photo collections using XnView. (It’s free and comes in a desktop and portable version.) … [continued]
There are many ways of finding and writing GPS co-ordinates. The easiest way I know is using GeoSetter.
GeoSetter is free software compatible with Windows XP and higher. … [continued]
Tagging images isn’t difficult. It’s not even that time-consuming. You just need the right software. Something that works thoroughly and efficiently in batch-mode if you want it to. … [continued]
New Low Price! Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 will now be sold at a new lower base price than previous versions.
Old Price: US $299
New Price: US $149! … [continued]
After the post on photo collections I’m sure some of you are wondering how you can do this for free, so I’ll tell you.
I’ve found a way to make photo collections with IrfanView. Sort of. All you need is a text file of file-paths to your photos. … [continued]
Since the talk of the serious organizational failings of Adobe Photoshop Elements Organizer and Libraries in Windows 7 I’m thinking about photo collections in particular and ways of doing that. And the broader view of photo organizing. … [continued]