Re: [genchatfriends] Any good places to preserve & digitize old photo albums?
- You need
1. Digital camera
2. Short legged tripod.
Your camera store can help you with this.
Store on line at places like flickr.com
Hope that this helps.
[ The lazy mans way for black and white]
get a k7.net free online fax number.
fax the b and w photo to yourself,
save on your " computer"
--- In email@example.com, Mary Hellman
>Oregonian!!ï¿½ Wow you have a very busy life for sure. I tell you, I
> Hi Sandy.ï¿½ Welcome to the sight.ï¿½ I see you are a fellow
have had such an incredible time with genealogy.ï¿½ Have been doing this
for a year and a half now and having a ball.ï¿½ Have met a couple of
cousins I did not know of (several times removed) but hey, they are
>old photo albums?
> From: beaulah_2001us <beaulah_2001us@...>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Saturday, November 1, 2008 6:19:42 PM
> Subject: Re: [genchatfriends] Any good places to preserve & digitize
> I am not sure if I have ever posted in here. I have had a lot of
> computer problems this year and a lot of life that keeps happening. So
> I read when I can.
> Well I read this and chuckled. My family have a photo album? ROFLMAO
> What photo album? I got a big box of pictures that are getting moldy
> due to where my parents are storing them and want to get the rest of
> them as soon as I can. But I need to get these into some sort of album
> just to get them in if for nothing else. I wish I had the photo album
> dilemma! LOL
> As a thought though and I do not know if this is feasible but, what
> about kinkos? I think they can do larger scanning but you would be
> scanning a whole page making a very large photo of the whole page. Or
> maybe they would have some ideas as to how you can do it better and
> cheaper and even faster than the traditional way we do at home. I have
> scanned the photos into my puter but then I didn't have a huge page to
> scan either since they are all just pictures in a box.
> By the way everyone since I dont know if I ever got around to
> introducing myself I will do so now.
> I am Sandy, I live in Oregon. Most of the names on my side of family
> are Schiewe, Montgomery, Paddock, Worden. The Schiewes came from
> Bessarabia Russia and were originally I believe from Germany. Least
> wise they spoke German and wrote German. They went through Prussia or
> Poland. The Paddocks and Wordens at some point came out of New York.
> My Great Grandfather did die in Virginia though on a hunting trip due
> to Pneumonia. The Montgomerys come from the Southern states, Oklahoma,
> Texas ect. It is believed that my grandpa was first or second
> generation here from abroad.
> My husbands side of the family are mostly Pokorny, Palanuk and there
> are 3 different spellings on that name Divis (Divish)and I am sure I
> will learn more soon. I have not had time to do anything this last two
> years. Both kids moved home, one moved back out, we lost an Uncle, our
> two fur girls Grace and Mocha all with in 10 months period of time.
> Our dogs are as close to us as was my Uncle. We found a cousin that
> has been missing for about 8 years. Long story there. But he is back
> with us and that is the important thing. And a grandchild that comes
> here every other weekend to see her dad who is still living with us.
> Outside of Genealogy, I quilt, read and fit in a few classes at the
> community college about an hour away from us. My husband had a very
> bad concusion this year and stents put in also several months later.
> So Just no time.
> I would like to join Ancestry at least for a year so I can get a lot
> of information from them. Then bow out for a year or so and get back
> in and see what is new. But I want my son out of this room and in his
> own appartment before I get into this project again as a serious
>format to Traditional
> Well for now that is it. I got to get going and go fix some grub for
> all of us now that son has gotten dishes done.
> Nice to meet everyone.
> > > All the other places say you have to take all the pictures out
> > first.
> > > Are they crazy? Those pictures are glued in behind plastic. Why
> > would
> > > anyone destroy their albums - in effect mixing everything up and
> > losing
> > > all the notes inside?
> > >
> > > Or maybe you have some more ideas about sharing albums. What do
> > people
> > > do with parents' albums after they pass on? Especially if they have
> > > dozens. You just split them up? I think scanning is a better idea;
> > just
> > > need a faster way to do it.
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