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Orphan Photo Lost and Found: The Little Prince Has a Family

By Maureen Taylor on Monday, December 5th, 2016 in Uncategorized. No Comments

It’s the kind of story that leaves us all hoping that a missing piece of our family history will pop up and be reunited with us. Photo orphans sit in antique shops all over the world.  That’s what happened with this little fellow. Earl Russell Prince, age 3.  A colleague gave me this image years […]

3 Ways to Save Holiday Family History

By Maureen Taylor on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 in Family photography, Uncategorized. No Comments

Thanksgiving usually means turkey and all the trimmings. I’d like you to think about what else the holiday represents. Family and friends. Holidays are great times to collect family history. At our house the dinner chatter usually turns to family history. Food starts that path to reminiscence. My aunt loved parsnips and pearl onions on […]

Restoring Damaged Photographs

By Maureen Taylor on Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 in Uncategorized. No Comments

  Unless you are extremely fortunate to have a collection in mint condition, at least a few of your family photographs will need to be professionally restored or conserved. There is a lot of confusion about these two processes. Digital restoration is not conservation. The two terms are not interchangeable. Restoring an image is the […]

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