Photo Avalanche: Epson FastFoto to the Rescue

Starting with Christmas Memories Now that its nearly Christmas, why not think about all your Christmas photos hidden away in family albums, shoe boxes or drawers and whether you want to preserve and organise them for the future. Technology seems to have come to our aid with the Epson FastFoto FF-680W which I purchased toContinue reading “Photo Avalanche: Epson FastFoto to the 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”

State Records NSW: J.F. O’Reilly: Successful Fossicking

At the Forefront  of Technology    Way back in the dark ages before online genealogical indexes and searches existed many family history enthusiasts spent umpteen hours trawling through piles of old books, musty documents, microfiche and microfilms. Sometimes, this even became a family affair with different family members helping out. To some, it seemed likeContinue reading “State Records NSW: J.F. O’Reilly: Successful Fossicking”