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Genealogy Society to host digital camera seminar

Thursday, August 4, 2011

TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society (WVGS) will present, "Preserving Genealogical Records Using a Digital Camera and Scanner," Monday.

The event, free to the public, will be presented by Barbara Foltz and Brandy Bonomo.

The meeting will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A and C. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Participants are asked to register for the workshop on the WVGS website, http://wabashvalleygenealogysociety.wild....

Using tools, such as digital cameras and scanners now make it possible to capture, restore, preserve and store images and documents in a digital format.

In the workshop, Foltz and Bonomo will share their experience and help workshop participants develop and enhance their skills in using scanners and digital cameras.

During the workshop, participants will learn:

* When to use a scanner or a camera depending upon the type of copying task,

* How to adjust a scanner and camera to get the best results possible, and

* Various techniques to use in enhancing photos and documents after copying.

The use of various types of scanners and cameras will be demonstrated. Participants are encouraged to bring their digital camera for personal instruction on how to set up for optimum results.

The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society is headquartered in Terre Haute and serves seven counties in Indiana and three in Illinois.

For more information on the presentation or any other program, log on to the organization's website or call 812-238-2415.

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