RPL New Scans

The Rochester Public Library has uploaded some new scanned items for the first time in almost two years. Among the new things is “Rochester’s Part in the World War (I).” It is a 36 page booklet showing the things that people from the Rochester area did to help during WWI. Some of the ladies in …

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Photo Scanning Project Completed

I have completed my project to scan all of my grandmother’s and mother’s photos. It took me 16 months and I ended up with about 2400 photos (1879 – 2010). I scanned all the photos at 600 dpi (dots per inch) and saved them as Tiff file. That file format is the best for saving …

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Scanning Old Family Photos

One of my big projects for this year is to scan old family photos. In the last couple of months I only managed to scan about 450 photos. I have another 5,000 to 6,000 more to do. I have lots experience scanning pictures through the years but never have taken on this big of project. …

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