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Photo Rescue (Digital Download)

Digital Solutions for Creating, Editing and Archiving Your Family Photos

Format: eBook

SKU# W6457

Get the digital photography tools and advice you need to preserve and share your family history! This ebook provides detailed guidance on creating a visual archive of your family's memories.

Creating Digital Images
You want to create a visual record of your family history—combining today's digital pictures with photos and memorabilia from yesteryear. The first step is getting material in digital format. In this section, you'll find:
  • a genealogist's guide to digital photography, with hints for capturing gravestones, heirlooms, documents and more
  • digital camera buying tips
  • photo taking tips
  • 3 secrets to scanning quickly and efficiently
  • batch scanning services
Editing Digital Images
One of the advantages of digital photography is the opportunity to optimize images. Using photo editing software, you can fix flaws in the originals, such as red eye or poor lighting. Even better, you can turn back the clock and restore old photos to their original beauty. This section will walk you through:
  • tips for creating a good scan
  • step-by-step instructions for touching up rips, spots, discoloring and fading in old photos
  • hints to tease out details in a photo of a worn tombstone
  • tips and tools to edit multiple digital images at once
Archiving Digital Images
Once you've preserved your family history digitally, it's time to save and share your work. To ensure your hard work isn't lost in a computer crash or natural disaster, or even just a victim of technology upgrades, you'll want to keep multiple copies of photos in different locations. This section has the solutions you need:
  • a comparison of four online photo sharing services where you can store and share your images
  • four steps to back up your files to an external hard drive
SKU W6457
File Type PDF
Format eBook
ISBN 13 9781440326257

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