Category Archives: Photos

More than 6,000 free vintage Christmas and New Year’s postcards on Geneanet

Interested in sending an old postcard to family and friends this holiday season? More than 800,000 vintage postcards are available free online at Geneanet, including more than 6,000 Christmas and New Year’s cards. Geneanet has made it easy to find … Continue reading

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MyHeritage’s PhotoDater estimates when old photos were taken — with impressive results

Writing this blog post about MyHeritage’s exciting new photo-dating tool was difficult — because I kept trying it out with one old family photo after another, instead of writing about it. MyHeritage yesterday launched PhotoDater that estimates when a photo … Continue reading

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Dating old photos with help from a Facebook group

If you own old family photos that you are struggling to date, the Genealogy — Dating old photographs group on Facebook may be able to help you. I joined the group about a week ago, and the members are knowledgeable … Continue reading

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MyHeritage’s new Photo Repair tool fixes damaged photos

MyHeritage yesterday added Photo Repair to its photo toolbox. The new tool automatically fixes scratches, tears, holes, stains and other damage on historical photos. With this additional tool, MyHeritage is the only company to offer a complete suite of features … Continue reading

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MyHeritage releases Deep Nostalgia special photo animations

If you thought MyHeritage’s photo animation tool, Deep Nostalgia, was great fun, you’re going to love the additional 10 movements. If you thought seeing your ancestors blink and move their head was creepy, you should perhaps not try the new … Continue reading

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MyHeritage’s photo animation tool goes viral

Within 48 hours of MyHeritage launching its magical photo animation tool, called Deep Nostalgia, more than one million photos were animated. The genealogy company expected to pass the three-million milestone yesterday. In a blog post, MyHeritage said, “Users have responded … Continue reading

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MyHeritage releases groundbreaking feature to animate the faces in still photos

If you received this blog post by email, you may need to double-click on the title above in order to see the video clip below. Before I had a chance to start any chores yesterday, MyHeritage announced the release of Deep … Continue reading

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Record stories about photos on your cell phone or tablet with MyHeritage Photo Storyteller

MyHeritage has introduced another fun product, called MyHeritage Photo Storyteller. It’s a free app for your cell phone or tablet that lets you record the stories behind family photos and attach the audio narrative to the photos. Photo Storyteller is … Continue reading

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The Ancestor Hunt updates lists of free online Canadian photo archives

Even while preparing food for today’s Thanksgiving dinner, Kenneth R. Marks still found time to update two free Canadian photo collections on his website, The Ancestor Hunt. So far, Mr. Marks has added 10 free Nova Scotia online photo archives … Continue reading

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Availability of Flip-Pal adapter will continue

Last week, I blogged about the production of Flip-Pal scanners being discontinued — and that they are still available at Shop the Hound in Canada. In an email message sent Friday, Shop the Hound owner Ellen Thompson-Jennings wrote, “Those of … Continue reading

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