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A reminder that today at 1PM Eastern U.S. time, Maureen Taylor will answer your questions about photo-related matters from early daguerreotypes to digital imaging in her free teleseminar. Sign up at (Although this live event has now passed, she does the teleseminars monthly. Sign up on her website.)

If you miss the teleseminar the recordings are available for purchase through her website. Here are last month's questions:

Here are last month’s questions.

  • Is it harder on your photos to scan or use a copier?
  • Are DVDs a good way to preserve photos?
  • What is the best way to digitize and share with siblings grandmother's photograph and scrapbook albums?
  • Would a food dehydrator work for drying photos,etc?
  • What is a good way to store the negatives of photos?
  • Can you use kitchen baggies for storage of photographs and family items?
  • Are those space bags (the ones that you use a vacuum cleaner with) good for storage?
  • Do you recommend using a special kind of cleaner on photos, such as is sold by companies that also sell acid & lignin free preservation/storage products?
  • What can I do with my old glass negatives? Can I get an image from them?
  • My question was how can I tell if 2 pictures I have that were taken years apart are the same person?

Maureen Taylor is an internationally known photo identification expert. She combines her expertise in genealogy, history, and costume to solve family picture mysteries. Taylor has been recognized in The Wall Street Journal, NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s The View, and NPR. She is the author of a number of books and magazine articles including The Last Muster: Images of the Revolutionary War Generation (Kent State University Press) and Fashionable Folks: Hairstyles 1840-1900 (Picture Perfect Press).
Watch her videos at and on Vimeo. She is also the presenter of Google Images and Beyond and Preserving Family Photographs.


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