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Saturday, October 19 through Sunday, October 20
Delmarva Genealogy Conference  (General)
Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, Salisbury, Maryland
The inaugural Delmarva Genealogy Conference will feature two days of informative lectures by national and noted local speakers. For more information, visit the conference web page.



Wednesday, November 13
How to Get a Good Digital Photo from Old Photos, a Computer Screen, and Much More  (General)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Miller Library, 9421 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City, Md 21043
This presentation, sponsored by the Howard County Genealogical Society, will cover such topics as understanding DPI and Resolution; where you can get photos of relatives from the past; scanning and printing photos; how to get good images from a computer screen; how to get good pictures using a cell phone of a photo in a picture frame; copying documents using your cell phone; how to scan large documents and photos; and how to get good tombstone pictures.
 
The presenter is Gary Petranek. Gary retired from IBM after 41 years. He has been the Co-Director of the Washington DC Family History Center in Kensington, MD for the past 13 years. He has been doing genealogy research for 20+ years and has been an avid photographer “my whole life.” Gary hosts a RootsMagic user group once a month at the Family History Center.