Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Organizing and Sharing Digital Images - free webinar Wednesday, February 29 by Geoff Rasmussen

Learn how to organize and share your digital images!
If you are unable to quickly locate any digital image or document, you need the techniques that Legacy Family Tree's Geoff Rasmussen (that's me!) will teach in this free webinar. You will learn how Google's Picasa and Adobe's Photoshop Elements can help you sort, tag, and quickly locate your pictures. You will also learn how to securely access your photos in the "cloud" (from any internet-connected computer) and share them with others. Finally, Geoff will give suggestions on how to organize your digitized genealogy documents (wills, census, etc.) and add them to your Legacy Family Tree file.
On a personal note, I'm converting my most-popular genealogy conference class, Digital Images for Genealogists and Technologists, into two separate webinars - this sharing/organizing webinar on February 29 and the scanning/digitizing/editing/preserving webinar on June 27. I'm excited to share these ideas with our world-wide audience for the first time!
Remember - although registration is free, space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join on the day of the event. These two webinars already have over 1,000 registrants so if you want to participate in the live session, try to join at least 15-20 minutes early. If you're unable to get in, the recording should be available in our webinar archives within a few hours afterwards. And to make sure that your computer is ready for it, make sure you have already installed the latest version of Java from
How to register
Click here to register for Organizing and Sharing Digital Images (broadcast on February 29).
Click here to register for Digital Images: Scanning, digitizing, editing, and preserving your photos (broadcast on June 27).
About the presenter
GeoffMug2Geoffrey D. Rasmussen is the father of four budding genealogists. He graduated with a degree in Genealogy and Family History from Brigham Young University and has served as director and vice-president of the Utah Genealogical Association. He is a dynamic genealogy speaker on all forms of genealogy technology, and as host of the Legacy Family Tree webinar series, has spoken virtually to nearly 100 different countries. He recently received the Distinguished Presenter Award at the prestigious RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City (2011). He has authored books, videos, articles, and websites, and develops the Legacy Family Tree software program. On a personal note, Geoff enjoys playing the piano, organ, cello and basketball. His favorite places are cemeteries, the ocean, and hanging out with other genealogists. He met and proposed to his wife in a Family History Center.
Geoff is the author of:
Add it to your Google Calendar
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Webinar time
The webinar will be live on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at:
  • 2pm Eastern (U.S.)
  • 1pm Central
  • 12pm Mountain/Arizona
  • 11am Pacific
  • 7pm GMT
Or use this Time Zone Converter.
Here's how to attend:
  1. Register at today. It's free!
  2. You will receive a confirmation email containing a link to the webinar.
  3. You will receive a reminder email during the week prior to the webinar.
  4. Calculate your time zone by clicking here.
  5. Make sure your computer is up-to-date with the latest version of Java.
  6. Click on the webinar link (found in confirmation and reminder emails) prior to the start of the webinar. Arrive early as the room size is limited to the first 1,000 arrivals that day.
  7. Listen via headset (USB headsets work best), your computer speakers, or by phone.
We look forward to seeing you all there!

1 comment:

Unknown said...

I have tried to import the webinar google calender into my genealogy class's google calendar and find that the descriptions are too long and are truncated so important information at the bottom is lost. Have others had this problem and if so, how did you solve it? Thanks in advance. Jill