Photo Consultation Options

If you'd like to tap into Maureen's resources and years of expertise you can book a personal consultation. It's very easy and fun as well!

Maureen does consultations by telephone or video (Zoom) -- private meetings with clients to discuss their mystery pictures. Both options are recorded.

In fact, these consultations are a lot more than a conversation. They’re part photo analysis and part forensic family history.

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The Photo Detective


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Episode 112: Love History? You can go to History Camp

Why let kids have all the fun at camp?   For folks that love history see if there is a History Camp in your area and join in by presenting or participating. As they advertise:  At History Camp, everyone is welcome. Anyone can attend. And anyone can present. Topics may range from local history to…

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Episode 111: Dating Cased Images with Sean Nolan

I’ve mentioned before how the history of photography needs dedicated individuals to compile and collect bits of the story.  There are so many details not covered in traditional history of photography publications. My guest this week uses digital collections and images in his own collection to study and date cased images like daguerrotypes and ambrotypes…

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Episode 110: Best Practices for Photo Organizing

It’s the beginning of the year. A good time to review the ways we approach our photos.  Best practices vary based on what you are trying to accomplish. There is no setlist of what should be done in which order. For instance,  Identifying photo best practices are not the same as the tasks relating to…

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Episode 109: Portable Photo Preservation: Shotbox

Family history doesn’t always come in a size and shape made for scanning. Pictures can be oversize. Albums don’t lie flat. Artifacts come with the mix.  What’s a family historian to do?  Invest in a Shotbox, a portable studio that’s simple to use. Debuted at Rootstech a few years ago and now is available at…

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