Episode 23: MemoryWeb for Your Desktop

Christopher Desmond of MemoryWeb joined me for another episode of my podcast to share their big news.  MemoryWeb is now available for Android’s and for your desktop.  They’ll be rolling out improvements to these versions so that functionality will eventually match what’s available through their iOS app.

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Episode 22: A Murder Mystery

👻It’s a special Halloween edition.🎃 A few weeks ago, I interviewed author Paul Collins, The Literary Detective, about his new book, Blood and Ivy: The 1849 Murder that Scandalized Harvard.  It has a connection to a photo I found. Really!  I’m a huge fan of his. Listen in and find out why.

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Episode 21: The Gravestone Girls

👻It’s a special Halloween edition.🎃 Brenda of the Gravestone Girls was on recently to talk about all things relating to gravestones and their preservation work.  We also chat about postmortem images.

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Episode 20: Vivid-Pix Photo Restore

If you’re like me, then you have photographs or scans of documents that can use a little touch-up.  Vivid-Pix’s Restore software makes that easy.  No more complicated solutions.  Upload a picture to the software and quickly correct color, contrast, and brightness.

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Episode 19: GenerationStory App

A trip to the local outdoor flea market taught me a few things about how non-genealogists feel about pictures. Today my guest is Shannon Uschold of GenerationStory, a free iOS and desktop app to help you save the stories of family artifacts. She released the GenerationStory app in 2015.

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Episode 18: Found Photos and My Unexpected Discovery

A story about one woman’s photo discovery at Goodwill made the news.  It made me think about the photo terminology you see online. What’s a found photo? What’s an orphan photo? I gave these questions a lot of thought and came up with an opinion. Listen in and let me know if you agree.

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Episode 17: Stop Trashing Photos

My daughter’s teary eyes at discovering a tossed photo were the inspiration for a recent blog post, Let’s Stop Trashing Family Photos.  It struck a nerve with my readers too.  My inbox and FB page were flooded with responses. Listen to their emails in this edition of The Photo Detective.

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Episode 16: Finding Family on Ebay

A colleague emailed me this week to tell me about a set of Rhode Island manuscript volumes on eBay. It was a reminder that you never know what you’re going to find on eBay. Family photos? Absolutely. Images of ancestral hometowns?  Definitely. Just about anything can be listed on eBay. In this episode of The Photo…

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Episode 15: MemoryWeb

If you’ve ever wondered how to connect all your family photos with your genealogy, then you need to listen to this episode of The Photo Detective Podcast. My guest is Christopher Desmond of Memory Web. Memory Web syncs to Google Drive, Dropbox, Instagram, FamilySearch, Facebook, and Flickr making it easy to transfer your photos to…

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