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Trouble in a Tintype Album: Reading the Clues

By Maureen Taylor on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 in Photo Albums. No Comments

It’s no secret that I love working on photo mysteries for clients. My favorite type of photo puzzler is reading the clues in family photo albums. Why?   Well, each one tells a story. Every album reveals details about who put the images in those places, as long as the past hasn’t been tampered with.   That’s […]


Throw Out Your Photos! OMG

By Maureen Taylor on Wednesday, June 4th, 2008 in Family photography, Photo Albums. 1 Comment

I just can’t believe it. An article titled Feng Shui Your Photos in the Imperial Valley (CA) News, advises folks to scan all their pictures and discard them. The scanning message is basically sound advice, but only if the author had included a few tidbits about scanning formats and resolution. You should scan images as […]