Episode 58: Organizing Your Photos with Christopher Desmond of MemoryWeb

I have thousands of pictures on my desktop, my phone, and online. Finding exactly the right image to share with relatives was a nightmare. It could take days to scroll through all the pictures for just the right one. Then Christopher Desmond introduced me to MemoryWeb.  I remember thinking how can one product do so much AND be designed for genealogists?

MemoryWeb is one of my go-to tools. It’s a photo organizer that’s easy to use and that makes sharing/ collaborating a snap.  Seriously. I can sync accounts automatically, share albums with relatives (who don’t have the product). Plus all the information I’ve added to the pictures stays with the pictures.  That means I can export my photos from MW with location, date, names, and captions without losing a thing. 

A big thanks to Christopher and Nancy Desmond for being a sponsor of the The Photo Detective Podcast.  They’ve created a photo tool that I love (and I don’t say that about every new product on the market.)

In this episode, Christopher and I talk about organizing digital photos and how you can do that with MemoryWeb.  He has a special offer for listeners. 

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About My Guest:

Christopher Desmond is an entrepreneur with a background in global business economics. His keen interest in family history and photography inspired him to co-found MemoryWeb, a photo organizer built for genealogists. Chris loves helping family historians harness the power of metadata so the story behind their stories will stay intact for all the generations to come. An award-winning presenter, Chris has spoken at a wide variety of venues, including a TEDx event. Learn more at memoryweb.me/pd

About Maureen Taylor:

Maureen is a frequent keynote speaker on photo identification, photograph preservation, and family history at historical and genealogical societies, museums, conferences, libraries, and other organizations across the U.S., London and Canada.  She’s the author of several books and hundreds of articles and her television appearances include The View and The Today Show (where she researched and presented a complete family tree for host Meredith Vieira).  She’s been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Better Homes and Gardens, The Boston Globe, Martha Stewart Living, Germany’s top newspaper Der Spiegel, American Spirit, and The New York Times. Maureen was recently a spokesperson and photograph expert for MyHeritage.com, an internationally known family history website and also writes guidebooks, scholarly articles and online columns for such media as Smithsonian.com. Learn more at Maureentaylor.com

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