Photo Research Tools to Discover

Ancestry.com’s New Photo Feature

SGS member Debby Wright shares a link to viewAncestry.com’s new photo feature. The feature allows you to scan, crop and import images directly into your Ancestry media gallery account using a smartphone. Scan multiple images, as well.  Available on IOS and Android devices. Check out the video for more details.

Determine Age of a Photo

Member Pat Rongey recently discovered Lisa Lisson’s (lisalisson.com) article from the Are You My Cousin? website which provides a step by step method to help you narrow down a possible date for old photographs from the 1800’s to early 1900’s. The article walks you through clues from hair style, type of photograph (tintype, ambrotype, etc.), fashion and more. Ms. Lisson is a passionate genealogist eager to share her knowledge and experience.

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