Preserving Your Family Photographs (208 page book)
Maureen A. Taylor, author of Uncovering Your Ancestry Through Family Photographs,
provides all the information you need to care for your family
photograph collection. She outlines in straightforward steps how to add
value to your home collection by using the methods that conservators and
photo curators use every day! 208 pages, 8"x10".
You'll learn how to:
Preserving Family Photographs: 1839 to the Present (webinar-on-CD, 1 hour, 30 minutes)
- Identify the types of damage already done to the photos in your collection.
- Take care of all your photos going forward, so that damage is a thing of the past.
- Preserve your digital images - for you and future generations.
- Select a conservator to repair damaged photos and protect them from more deterioration.
- Select a restoration expert to restore damaged photos using airbrushing, digital manipulation, or photographic enhancements.
- Create a stunning scrapbook that will endure, using archival quality guidelines.
- Properly handle cased images such as daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and tintypes.
- Explore techniques to share your images.
- Take advantage of low-cost alternatives to traditional photo preservation techniques.
From daguerreotypes to digital imaging dilemmas, this webinar covers
everything a family photographer needs to know about caring for
photographs. Topics include printing and sharing digital images, and how
to safely label grandparents' pictures.
This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on May 4, 2011. 1 hour 30 minutes.
About the author:
Maureen Taylor is an internationally recognized expert on the
intersection of history, genealogy, and photography. She has been
featured in top media outlets, including The View, Better Homes &
Gardens, the Boston Globe, Martha Stewart Living, MSNBC, DIY:
Scrapbooking, PBS Ancestors, Creative Memories' Lasting Moments, Dear
Myrtle, and Satisfaction Magazine. Maureen is the author of a number of
books and magazine articles, as well as a contributing editor at Family
Tree Magazine. The Wall Street Journal calls Maureen the nationís
foremost historical photo detective.