10 August 2009

Northern California: Using photos to trace roots, Aug. 17

Using photographs to trace your roots is on the menu for the next meeting of the Los Altos branch of the San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society.

The event begins at 7.30pm, Monday, August 17, at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

Speaker Jason Rose is a photographer and expert in photo restoration.

He's is the owner and principal artist at Rose Restorations Photo Restoration Studio in San Francisco. His specialization is digital photo restoration, and his mission is to preserve and restore the integrity of ancestral photographs while enhancing the original spirit of the images.

Rose will talk about the importance of personal photographs in tracing roots and present a "before and after" slide show of photos that have been restored, along with hints and tips for beginners.

Attendance is free and guest are always welcome.

For more information, contact SFBAJGS vice president Rosanne Leeson, or visit the society's site.

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