Episode 46: Benson Lossing – Revolutionary Traveler

at Crown Point, New York This episode is about one of my historical heroes.–Benson Lossing, who wrote a travelogue of the American Revolution, 75 years after the Battle of Lexington and Concord.  It’s possible to follow in his footsteps even today. I did it and you can too. About Maureen Taylor: Maureen is a frequent…

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Episode 45: Planning a Vintage Wedding

This 1876 bride dressed in brown corded silk as a fashion statement. Today’s brides wanting a vintage wedding piece together historical details for every aspect of the wedding ceremony and reception. Their inspiration might be a family photo or a family story. In this episode, I discuss wedding planning tips and how they might just…

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Episode 44: Vintage Wedding Photos

I have trouble leaving wedding photos in antique shops and so does my guest, Charlotte Sibtain. I love meeting other people passionate about photos. Charlotte is a London based researcher who has a hobby—collecting twentieth-century wedding photos. Her Instagram @Vintageweddingphotos feed features some of the images she’s rediscovered. In this episode we talk about wedding photos, how she started…

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Episode 43: Wedding Day Photo Clues

June is for weddings and graduations but sometimes the photo clues get mixed up. In this episode, I’m talking about wedding pictures and how to sort out the evidence. White dresses don’t always signify a wedding sometimes it’s a graduation dress and in other cases, it’s just a summer dress. If the clues in the picture…

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Episode 40: The Dead Pixels Society

Ever wonder where the business of photography is going? That’s the premise of this podcast. Find out why genealogists and image makers are facing the same struggles with managing their pictures. It’s a word that begins with an M.

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Episode 39: Finding Identity and Connection in Family Photos

https://vimeo.com/333164543 Today’s podcast is special. A year ago the folks at Rootstech asked me to present a Ted Style talk at the conference.  Of course, I said yes.   These short-form talks are very popular on YouTube and at Live Tedx events. I worked with an amazing coach to put it together. Carol Cox of Speaking Your Brand…

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Episode 38: The Last Muster Journey

https://vimeo.com/331283406 This episode focuses on my Last Muster project.  Almost two decades ago I started looking for images of individuals who lived during the American Revolution and into the age of photography after 1839.   It’s been an amazing journey. Two volumes with a third in the works, two museum exhibits (one permanent at the Museum of the…

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Episode 37: What’s New With Vivid-Pix Restore?

https://vimeo.com/329160141 The Vivid-Pix Restore fix just got even better. A new patented process makes their picture improvement add new depth to your pictures. Randy Fredlund is back on the show to talk about his most recent patent and how the whole patent process works. About Maureen Taylor: Maureen is a frequent keynote speaker on photo…

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