Digitizing Your Family History

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Preserve Your Family's Precious Heirlooms!

Your interest may be in the past, but permanently preserving your family's history relies on today's technology. If you have limited knowledge of computer equipment or feel uncomfortable using it, Digitizing Your Family History will teach you easy methods for choosing and using scanners, copiers, digital cameras, and software to keep and share your work with others.

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Overview


Preserve Your Family's Precious Heirlooms!

Your interest may be in the past, but permanently preserving your family's history relies on today's technology. If you have limited knowledge of computer equipment or feel uncomfortable using it, Digitizing Your Family History will teach you easy methods for choosing and using scanners, copiers, digital cameras, and software to keep and share your work with others.

Use your computer for more than a filing system! With Digitizing Your Family History you'll learn to:

  • Use your scanner to create duplicates of old photos, tintypes, fragile papers, slides, and negatives.
  • Choose a digital camera that's right for genealogy projects and use each feature like a pro.
  • Master the software fundamentals needed to manipulate the quality and composition of photos, preserve your audio- and videotapes through your computer, safely store your files, and share them electronically with others.
  • Use your personal digital assistant (PDA) to take your lineage, photos, and even family movies with you wherever you go.
Today's technology makes researching and preserving your genealogy easier and more fun than ever before. Using your computer and its peripherals may have been daunting - until now! Renowned genealogist and computer expert Rhonda R. McClure takes the mystery out of the many ways you can use your computer to record, preserve, and share your family's legacies with Digitizing Your Family History.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781558707085
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 8/5/2004
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 8.56 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 What Does it Mean to Digitize Family History? 3
2 An Introduction to the Scanner 12
3 Scanning Your Photos and Papers 26
4 Digitizing Slides and Negatives 40
5 An Introduction to Digital Photography 51
6 Getting the Best Pictures Digitally 68
7 The Imaging Road Warrior 79
8 An Introduction to Image Editing 91
9 Working With Vintage Photos 103
10 Digitizing Audio- and Videotapes 112
11 Printing and Sharing Your Digitized Images 125
12 Taking Your Genealogy With You 138
13 Organizing Your Digitized Genealogy 153
14 Coming Full Circle 165
Glossary 172
Index 180
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