Archiving Family Photos: Episode 84

By Family Tree Editors
5 tips for editing old photos

This month we have tips on photo organizing secrets, 25 keepsake family photo projects and Lisa provides strategies for navigating the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog.

Ep. 84: May 2015

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In this episode:


News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad

Diane discusses 25 keepsake family photo projects. 


Top Tips: Digital Photo Organizing Secrets

Digital photo organizing secrets from Denise May Levenick, author of the book How to Archive Family Photos.


101 Best Websites: Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog

Lisa recommends reviewing the Help page to familiarize yourself with best practices for using the site and images.

Click the orange Subscribe button above the search box to subscribe for free to the Picture This Blog featuring Highlights from the collections, research tips, upcoming public programs, as well as peeks “behind the scenes” in the Prints & Photographs Division.


Family Tree University: Photo Editing & Retouching for Genealogists

Digital photography tools are essential for genealogists–not only for capturing family memories now, but also for preserving, retouching and editing historical photos. From scanning and uploading these pictures to your computer, to fixing damaged areas and reprinting, there is an hour-long webinar video from expert Nancy Hendrickson at Family Tree Shop that will revive and reinvigorate your family photo collection. Family Tree University Dean Tyler Moss shares tips from the video.


The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan

Publisher Allison Dolan shares a few fun ideas for ways to celebrate National Photo Month.


Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts in iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.

Have fun climbing your family tree!