Denise May Levenick kindle How to Archive Family Photos

Summary How to Archive Family Photos

R own photo organization system 25 photo projects to preserve share and enjoy your family photos Whether you have boxes full of tintypes and black and white photographs an ever growing collection of digital photos or a combination of the two this book will help you rescue your images from the depths of hard drives and memory cards or from the backs of closets so that you can organize and preserve your family photo collection for future generation For those starting an archival project this might be a useful book But for me it did not provide any new information

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How to Archive Family Photos

Organize and enjoy your family's memories You've captured countless cherished family photos of babies' first steps graduations weddings holidays vacations and priceless everyday moments on your smartphone or digital camera Perhaps you've inherited a collection of heirloom family photographs too But now what How to Archive Family Photos is a practical how to guide for organizing your growing digital photo collection digitizing and preserving heirl If you want to get a handle on organizing your digital photos this book is very helpful Most helpful if you buy a copy of your own as you will want to highlight tips that appeal to you fold down pages to find certain subjects and add your own notes in the margins to make the most of all the information included

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Oom family photos and sharing your treasured photos In this book you'll find Simple strategies to get your photos out of a smartphone or camera and into a safe storage space Easy methods to organize and back up your digital photos including file naming and tagging hints Achievable steps to digitize and preserve heirloom family photos Step by step workflows illustrating common photo organizing and digitizing scenarios Checklists for setting up you One freuently heard comment about a great book is I couldn t put it down With Denise Levenick s How to Archive Family Photos I was constantly putting it down and that s a good thing This book is so full of practical ways to manage your photo collection that you will want to stop and put them to work right away Denise sent me a PDF review copy which is a digitized version of the print edition of the book The photos graphics and tables in the print edition add visual support to the words making it much easier to understand how specific programs work or better visualize a workflow That being said as soon as the Kindle version was released I grabbed a copy Why have both The Kindle edition makes it easy to highlight text and add my own notes which are visible when reading the books and those notes are also synched to my online Kindle library It already has dozens of bookmarks highlights and notes so that I can uickly find a specific item when I need itThe book is divided into three major sections Organize Digitize and Create Denise is an experienced organizer and uses the first section to share the lessons she has learned to help us develop a workable system of our own From collecting to organizing and then managing our photo archives she offers both ideas and tools to get us going Protecting our collections from disaster physical and technical is an integral part of her strategy and her organizational workflows are designed to include backup stepsOnce our organizational system is in place and operational we can then focus on digitizing older photos family documents and heirlooms The Digitize section is than a primer for scanning Even before getting into the actual scanning process she discusses how to prepare our older photos and heirloom photos and how to handle them after they have been scanned There is a discussion of storage devices and platforms as well as ways to estimate how much storage we will need Another section looks at the growing number of scanners available She provides tips on how to name the scanned files appropriate file formats and discussions on scanning euipmentThroughout the book Denise provides a number of downloadable worksheets and checklists to help us insure consistency These are wonderful resources for people like me who don t do these tasks freuently enough that they are second natureAt the moment I m stuck in the Create section I say stuck because this is where I keep stopping to try out the many creative ideas I thought I knew all there was to know about photo calendars until reading this book I ve got new ideas for cards too and am just getting started in the fabric section I think I ll be in this section uite some timeHow to Archive Family Photos is an essential reference for every family historian and photo fanatic


10 thoughts on “How to Archive Family Photos

  1. says:

    Great tool for any family history buff Learned much and finally getting a handle on my photo mess

  2. says:

    If you want to get a handle on organizing your digital photos this book is very helpful Most helpful if you buy a copy of your own as you will want to highlight tips that appeal to you fold down pages to find certain subjects and add your own notes in the margins to make the most of all the information included

  3. says:

    Excellent guide that breaks down an overwhelming task into logical achievable steps Levenick also provides an easy to follow process for organizing your physical photos in preparation for digitizing Everything is clearly spelled out and the book's organization makes it easy to focus on the chapters that are most relevant to your own situation

  4. says:

    One freuently heard comment about a great book is “I couldn’t put it down” With Denise Levenick’s How to Archive Fam

  5. says:

    The first part of the book was excellent and gave practical information to get me moving on organizing my digital photos how to back

  6. says:

    Fabulous Talk about packed with useful informationand information that I have already begun using Very clear writing style with great instructions This is a book that I will reference time and again

  7. says:

    Helpful and useful to those trying to get their digital photos organized The author includes step by step instructions for different types of users and several project ideas It even rates different photo editing and storage programssites

  8. says:

    For those starting an archival project this might be a useful book But for me it did not provide any new information

  9. says:

    This is a fantastic resource for any Family Photo Historian whether they are new to photo organization or an experienced res

  10. says:

    Great Resource for saving family photographs and it even provides helpful projects for your pictures

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