I look at my top 10 best read blog posts and reflect on what made them the best.
I uncover the story of my unknown uncle Yim, through a variety of sources from original documents to the BC archives
I'm super excited to share today's post with you. Last week, I told you there would be a big surprise. HERE IT IS. Val Erde of Colouring the Past chose this photo to bring to life. Her research, talent and artistry literally brought tears to my eyes. It felt like the next best thing to… Continue reading Force 136 like you’ve never seen them – in living colour
Want to start a photo scanning project but not sure where to begin?
I invite you on a virtual tour of my scanning setup, refined after 6 years and 35K images
Have you ever said to yourself, I want a house that resembles a volcano? Bob Hope did. Fast stats: Original owners: Bob and Dolores Hope Architect: John Lautner Architectural vision: a modernist volcano Constructed: 1973-1980 (burned down once during construction) Size: 23,366 square feet Feb, 2013 asking price: USD$50 M Dec, 2014 asking price: USD$25… Continue reading One more postcard – Bob Hope’s house then and now
Who knew motel postcards could be so much fun?
Past Presence reviews the fastest photo scanner on the market, including stats and a video
Got a box of loose photos and almost no info? Here's how I get around the brick wall.
The journey to digitize 8K images and how it led to Past Presence