Spring Clean Up: Photo Rescue

KEEPSAKES or CLUTTER? Welcome to September and the first week of Spring. Where do we start our Spring Clean up? What about your family photos? Are they languishing in a box unloved and unsorted like this? Their prospects look grim unless they are sorted and labelled or passed onto new owners, family, friends, local librariesContinue reading “Spring Clean Up: Photo Rescue”

Photo Avalanche: Tackling Slides

Feeling Calm & Relaxed? It has been a very, slow week. I never heard back from Epson regarding my problem with the line etched onto my 35mm slide scans and what caused it. Fortunately, Officeworks were happy to replace the scanner and I started all over again. While perusing the whirpool forum I discovered otherContinue reading “Photo Avalanche: Tackling Slides”

Photo Avalanche: Scanning Up a Storm

But Wait! There’s Loads More! How absolutely frustrating it is to install new hardware, only to find it doesn’t work. Apple Mavericks (OS X 10.9) for Mac desktops reaked havoc with my old scanner and there’s still no new driver for it. I bought the Epson Perfection V370 Photo Scanner desktop scanner since I couldContinue reading “Photo Avalanche: Scanning Up a Storm”

Ellen O’Reilly : An Irish Family in Australia.

Meet the O’Reillys Ellen O’Reilly is pictured here with her husband John and nine of their children about 1900. It seemed a simple task to identify the children in the photo as many were already known to the family. Not so, much confusion followed.¬†Ellen died in 1933 and her death certificate revealed she and JohnContinue reading “Ellen O’Reilly : An Irish Family in Australia.”