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Bob Kolarik

  • scanning photograph

    Tips for Scanning your Photographs

    Check your photos for dirt, lint, or smudges. Gently remove surface dust and dirt with a soft brush or lint-free photo wipe. Check the scanner glass for lint, hair, fingerprints, or…

  • photo preservation

    General Care and Preservation of Your Photos

    The preservation of photographs, and all documents and artworks, depends on the storage environment and the storage enclosures. Many institutions have climate-controlled storage rooms with purified air, kept at constant moderate…

  • photography history

    Photography — The Beginning

    Daguerreotypes Without delving too deep, I wanted to take a few moments to give you a brief history of the start of the photograph. There are plenty of books available at…