generic viagra Comments on: Interactive Online Family History Photos http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/ genealogy, software, ideas, and innovation Sat, 21 Jul 2012 21:16:56 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.4.2 By: Tech Tips with Lisa Louise Cooke: WDYTYA Revisited & Photo Gems http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2996 Tech Tips with Lisa Louise Cooke: WDYTYA Revisited & Photo Gems Sun, 27 Mar 2011 06:00:20 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2996 [...] To learn more about how to use Zoom.it yourself and to see a great example of how it can be used with your own family history photos, check out Mark’s post Interactive Online Family History Photos. [...] [...] To learn more about how to use Zoom.it yourself and to see a great example of how it can be used with your own family history photos, check out Mark’s post Interactive Online Family History Photos. [...]

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By: Amy F http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2970 Amy F Wed, 23 Mar 2011 18:45:15 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2970 This is perfect. I have been struggling to find a way to post land ownership maps on my blog - this works great. Thanks for finding this tool. I used it on my most recent post http://francisgenealogy.blogspot.com/2011/03/samuel-raymond-and-sylvia-dunham.html This is perfect. I have been struggling to find a way to post land ownership maps on my blog – this works great. Thanks for finding this tool. I used it on my most recent post

http://francisgenealogy.blogspot.com/2011/03/samuel-raymond-and-sylvia-dunham.html

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By: Joan Miller (Luxegen) http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2961 Joan Miller (Luxegen) Tue, 22 Mar 2011 22:04:39 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2961 Here is my post with a Zoomed in Ancestor :) Thanks for bringing zoom.it to our attention. http://www.luxegen.ca/genealogy/zooming-in-on-ancestors-with-zoom-it/ Here is my post with a Zoomed in Ancestor :) Thanks for bringing zoom.it to our attention.
http://www.luxegen.ca/genealogy/zooming-in-on-ancestors-with-zoom-it/

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By: Bob Coret http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2958 Bob Coret Tue, 22 Mar 2011 14:56:51 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2958 Another nice way to show of images in your genealogical publication is what I call an interactive image wall. Currently I use the free service of Cooliris.com. An example: http://www.genealogieonline.nl/en/stamboom-hemelop/afbeeldingenmuur.php Another nice way to show of images in your genealogical publication is what I call an interactive image wall. Currently I use the free service of Cooliris.com.

An example: http://www.genealogieonline.nl/en/stamboom-hemelop/afbeeldingenmuur.php

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By: Ed Withers http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2867 Ed Withers Thu, 10 Mar 2011 12:30:48 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2867 Amazing technology. Thanks for spreading the word. I can't wait to show my clients their documents and photographs using this. Ed Withers PDQ Research Amazing technology. Thanks for spreading the word. I can’t wait to show my clients their documents and photographs using this.
Ed Withers
PDQ Research

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By: Joanne http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2835 Joanne Fri, 04 Mar 2011 23:08:22 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2835 Not only do I swoon over men in uniform, but this will be a very useful tool when looking at old handwriting in records. To be able to enlarge the screen and see the text more clearly. Thanks! Not only do I swoon over men in uniform, but this will be a very useful tool when looking at old handwriting in records. To be able to enlarge the screen and see the text more clearly. Thanks!

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By: Free Genealogy Guide http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2831 Free Genealogy Guide Thu, 03 Mar 2011 22:50:50 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2831 There are dozens of ways this technique can be used for family history photos, but I think you picked the best by going with a group shot like your grandfather's training photo. Individual faces in online group pictures are so hard to see. I can't wait to experiment with old group class photos, fraternity pictures, and family reunion group pictures. Thank you. There are dozens of ways this technique can be used for family history photos, but I think you picked the best by going with a group shot like your grandfather’s training photo. Individual faces in online group pictures are so hard to see. I can’t wait to experiment with old group class photos, fraternity pictures, and family reunion group pictures. Thank you.

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By: Mark Tucker http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2825 Mark Tucker Thu, 03 Mar 2011 06:57:08 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2825 I also was thinking that Amazon S3 might be a good fit for this. Thank you for sharing the links. I also was thinking that Amazon S3 might be a good fit for this. Thank you for sharing the links.

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By: JJT http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2823 JJT Thu, 03 Mar 2011 03:06:36 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2823 @Michael When it comes to scanning large photos and documents I just do it in pieces and splice them together in Photoshop. But, I have heard good things about the Flip Pal portable scanner - you can scan several parts of something and the included software stitches it all together. Bad news: I believe the current version creates JPGs. (I'm holding out for a native TIF version.) http://flip-pal.com/ As for storing and serving very large files: Personally, I don't even try to store my full res TIF images online; for my purposes uploading jpg versions created from the TIFs works. (I use Flickr Pro and just looked up that it has a 20MB file size limit.) But, if you need to store larger files and want something reliable you're going to have to pay at least something for the service. Box.net is a good service for this. An alternative that might be more cost effective is to use Amazon S3 storage (pay by the GB stored plus transfers charges.) You can use a client like Jungledisk or Cyberduck (Free) to make moving the files up and down more easy to deal with. http://www.box.net/pricing http://aws.amazon.com/s3/ https://www.jungledisk.com/ http://cyberduck.ch/ @Michael

When it comes to scanning large photos and documents I just do it in pieces and splice them together in Photoshop. But, I have heard good things about the Flip Pal portable scanner – you can scan several parts of something and the included software stitches it all together. Bad news: I believe the current version creates JPGs. (I’m holding out for a native TIF version.)

http://flip-pal.com/

As for storing and serving very large files: Personally, I don’t even try to store my full res TIF images online; for my purposes uploading jpg versions created from the TIFs works. (I use Flickr Pro and just looked up that it has a 20MB file size limit.)

But, if you need to store larger files and want something reliable you’re going to have to pay at least something for the service. Box.net is a good service for this.

An alternative that might be more cost effective is to use Amazon S3 storage (pay by the GB stored plus transfers charges.) You can use a client like Jungledisk or Cyberduck (Free) to make moving the files up and down more easy to deal with.

http://www.box.net/pricing
http://aws.amazon.com/s3/
https://www.jungledisk.com/
http://cyberduck.ch/

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By: Michael http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2815 Michael Mon, 28 Feb 2011 13:17:45 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2815 Please post your suggestions on how to post these files. I tried scanning in several different ways. I agree the TIF is better than the jpeg. I also find scanning in color and keeping the original sepia tones of the photograph is desireable (In my opinion). I have looked at Photobucket, Flickr, Shutterfly etc. and found that commonly photo uploads are limited to 15-50 MB per photo. I saw a few random sites that allow 100-2000 MB files, but those are less well known and I don't want to store it on some random website. Of course, I know the importance of keeping a backup of the image myself, but I still want a service that is reliable to link through Zoom.it I was willing to go with a 2400 scanned jpg which was acceptable for zooming though not as crisp as a TIF. It was actually smaller than a 1200 TIF in file size. ~ 120 MB vs. 184 MB Also if anyone has advice on scanning stuff bigger than 8x11? I have scanned one long picture in 2 scans with part of the picture hanging off the side and I still missed a few people in the middle because it is so long. I can try something as simple as cutting them digitally and lining them up in Microsoft Paint? My 14 Mpix digital camera is nice for some digitization, but not as crisp as a TIF scan. Please post your suggestions on how to post these files. I tried scanning in several different ways. I agree the TIF is better than the jpeg. I also find scanning in color and keeping the original sepia tones of the photograph is desireable (In my opinion).

I have looked at Photobucket, Flickr, Shutterfly etc. and found that commonly photo uploads are limited to 15-50 MB per photo. I saw a few random sites that allow 100-2000 MB files, but those are less well known and I don’t want to store it on some random website. Of course, I know the importance of keeping a backup of the image myself, but I still want a service that is reliable to link through Zoom.it

I was willing to go with a 2400 scanned jpg which was acceptable for zooming though not as crisp as a TIF. It was actually smaller than a 1200 TIF in file size. ~ 120 MB vs. 184 MB

Also if anyone has advice on scanning stuff bigger than 8×11? I have scanned one long picture in 2 scans with part of the picture hanging off the side and I still missed a few people in the middle because it is so long. I can try something as simple as cutting them digitally and lining them up in Microsoft Paint? My 14 Mpix digital camera is nice for some digitization, but not as crisp as a TIF scan.

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By: JJT http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2807 JJT Sat, 26 Feb 2011 04:47:14 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2807 Very cool tool - thanks for pointing it out! It is surprisingly smooth and fast. I'm in the midst of a giant scanning project and will definitely be using this when I post some group shots on my blog. Very cool tool – thanks for pointing it out! It is surprisingly smooth and fast.
I’m in the midst of a giant scanning project and will definitely be using this when I post some group shots on my blog.

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By: Malissa http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2798 Malissa Fri, 25 Feb 2011 13:29:33 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2798 Thanks so much for posting this. You actually feel like you are in the photo. Thanks so much for posting this. You actually feel like you are in the photo.

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By: Gena http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2795 Gena Fri, 25 Feb 2011 06:59:49 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2795 My sister, Irene Winterburn, informed me of your site. I have been called as a Family History Consultant for my church. I noticed your Genealogy Research Process and wondered if you have sound to the slide show? If so would you be willing to send me the slide show with sound so that I may use it for a lesson? If you had a YouTube that would be wonderful! The information is great! Thank you for it. Also, thanks for the info on the photo you did. Irene used that info to upload a photo of our grandmothers on her blog which is priceless to me! Thank you in advance for any info you can give me. Gena Morris Raban My sister, Irene Winterburn, informed me of your site. I have been called as a Family History Consultant for my church. I noticed your Genealogy Research Process and wondered if you have sound to the slide show? If so would you be willing to send me the slide show with sound so that I may use it for a lesson? If you had a YouTube that would be wonderful!
The information is great! Thank you for it. Also, thanks for the info on the photo you did. Irene used that info to upload a photo of our grandmothers on her blog which is priceless to me!
Thank you in advance for any info you can give me.

Gena Morris Raban

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By: Pete Small http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2774 Pete Small Mon, 21 Feb 2011 20:17:03 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2774 Mark, Even by WWII standards your gr father was an old man when he enlisted at the age of 33. RTC 85D on the Company "guidon" (flag) may mean Replacement Training Company 85D. The crossed muskets on the guidon indicates an Infantry unit. They would have been a part of the larger IRTC (Infantry Replacement Training Center). There are 31 enlisted men and 4 Cadre in the picture. That would make it a Platoon picture. As good as the technology/detail is, it does not help to identify the Unit shoulder patch or the Unit insignia on the Cadre's "overseas" caps. That would have told you where he took his training. Your gr father would have been assigned to a regular Army unit when he finished his training at the RTC. Pete Mark,
Even by WWII standards your gr father was an old man when he enlisted at the age of 33.
RTC 85D on the Company “guidon” (flag) may mean Replacement Training Company 85D. The crossed muskets on the guidon indicates an Infantry unit. They would have been a part of the larger IRTC (Infantry Replacement Training Center). There are 31 enlisted men and 4 Cadre in the picture. That would make it a Platoon picture. As good as the technology/detail is, it does not help to identify the Unit shoulder patch or the Unit insignia on the Cadre’s “overseas” caps. That would have told you where he took his training. Your gr father would have been assigned to a regular Army unit when he finished his training at the RTC.

Pete

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By: Irene Winterburn http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2772 Irene Winterburn Mon, 21 Feb 2011 18:24:30 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2772 It's me again - here's my post with my Zoom.it. It works great! http://jirenegen.blogspot.com/2011/02/my-1902-central-ward-sunday-school.html It’s me again – here’s my post with my Zoom.it. It works great! http://jirenegen.blogspot.com/2011/02/my-1902-central-ward-sunday-school.html

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By: Irene Winterburn http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2771 Irene Winterburn Mon, 21 Feb 2011 16:24:57 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2771 Great tool, and thanks for posting. I have a couple of photos that have MANY people in them, and this will be great for these photos. Also, thanks for giving the "how-to's" on how to do this. Now, to find a place to host these large tif images online; hopefully the two you mentioned will allow it. Thanks again! Great tool, and thanks for posting. I have a couple of photos that have MANY people in them, and this will be great for these photos. Also, thanks for giving the “how-to’s” on how to do this. Now, to find a place to host these large tif images online; hopefully the two you mentioned will allow it. Thanks again!

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By: Tweets that mention Interactive Online Family History Photos | ThinkGenealogy -- Topsy.com http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2770 Tweets that mention Interactive Online Family History Photos | ThinkGenealogy -- Topsy.com Mon, 21 Feb 2011 16:23:26 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2770 [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Mark Tucker and Tpstry, Aillin. Aillin said: will try zoomit, it looks great RT @marktucker Interactive Online Family History Photos: http://bit.ly/iefjnB #genealogy #zoomit [...] [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Mark Tucker and Tpstry, Aillin. Aillin said: will try zoomit, it looks great RT @marktucker Interactive Online Family History Photos: http://bit.ly/iefjnB #genealogy #zoomit [...]

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By: Tpstry http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2769 Tpstry Mon, 21 Feb 2011 15:58:12 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2769 I like how the interface is really smooth and snappy. You don't have to wait for things to load or buffer. I like how the interface is really smooth and snappy. You don’t have to wait for things to load or buffer.

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By: Valerie http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2767 Valerie Sun, 20 Feb 2011 22:37:04 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2767 Mark, Great post and thank you so much for sharing such a cool tool! Awesome! Mark,
Great post and thank you so much for sharing such a cool tool! Awesome!

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By: Taneya http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/2011/02/19/interactive-online-family-history-photos/comment-page-1/#comment-2764 Taneya Sun, 20 Feb 2011 18:41:31 +0000 http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/?p=2099#comment-2764 That is cool! I am taking note of this in case I have a need for it. That is cool! I am taking note of this in case I have a need for it.

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