This is the first of many blog posts devoted to family histories. I introduce you to my plans for future posts.
We visit Woody Filley who has a whale of a problem with family photographs. Watch how he starts to tackle the issue.
I record my own family in an early oral history project. I use this to demonstrate how to tell a story with simple tools and techniques.
We revisit Woody Filley to learn about his contraption for scanning his pictures.
Meet Porter Gifford. He's a photographer who also helps people manage their photos. Today we address the ridiculous numbers of photos most of us carry on our phones.
The second post with Porter Gifford giving advice on how to cope with those photos on your phone.
I took an old obituary from the New York Times and added photos, music and voice-over to animate the story of a unique individual.
I made a short film about my mother's two husbands. Hopefully it will demonstrate to you that you can do something like this - and do it even better!
An illustration of how I edited together last week's video of my mother's two husbands.
A promotional video gone awry. Or - how to make lemonade out of lemons!
The kids are older now, but no more cooperative. It is what it is!
An audio lesson encoded into a ridiculous story about a dog and a squirrel.
A follow-up audio lesson from last week. Beware of bad French accents!
An intro to a documentary centered Don & Fran Putnoi and their fascinating family history.
It doesn't get more exciting than a discussion on using transcripts. But watch it anyway - it's good for you!