Category - Photography

Carleton Watkins and Mammoth Plate Photography

Carleton Watkins was a well-known American photographer of the mid to late 1800s. Carleton is most famous for his use of mammoth plate photography in photographing Yosemite, as well as the giant...

Early Photography and the Elderly

The invention of photography leads indirectly to the modern world of genealogy, starting with getting photos done of older relatives. Here are the details.

Identifying the Era of a Photo By its Type

Identifying your family photographs starts with identifying what type they are. The type of photograph can reveal the era in which it was taken. I’ll talk about when you know the era… it can be...