Copyright ©- 2000-2015
Photos and Finding Things (updated
Note: for earlier than 2016 Username is x. Email
New for 2016 and later photos:
"Google Photos" is used to display photos. See
for full explanation of google photos. As before, you click photos
for larger view and use that view to save to your own computer
(Right-Click, Save As, etc), or alternatively there is a download
link in the upper right menu.
Really New: You can now add
your own photos to the Month or Event Album which will be available
to all the family (with the password). Family photos
in the Month albums before 2016 are password protected. Email me (
firstname.lastname@example.org ) for
Google Photos is highly
recommended to Backup all your own photos. Once you sign up to Google
Backup and Sync your photos will be saved in Google Photos and your
documents in Google Drive (both in the "Cloud". You can add
other folders. You can then view your photos on photos.google.com.
It automatically backs up photos as they are saved to your photo folder.
Put the app on your smartphone and they will be automatically there
too. For normal photos and videos backup is unlimited and free.
- You can add your own photos
to any album displayed
- You can make comments on any
2016 or later photo displayed
- Clicking the top header on
the Month page takes you back to the Homepage
- The Archive for pictures by
year sometimes gives an error if you are not on the Homepage
- A line space between events
usually means a separate Album on Google Photos
- The security on the photos
is provided by Google. I.E. if you have the complicated Google
link for the album or photo. then that
link can be copied and shared
Photo Display System:
(This information below applies to Photo earlier
( photos are password
protected for friends and family; email
2005-2015 photos have
been indexed using a
later photo display setup. High
Resolution is available directly
- Clicking on the thumbnail
view gives a medium resolution
(600x800) photo. Clicking again gives full
definition for viewing or downloading.
- Save a copy on your own
computer by just by Right-clicking on the photo and
Selecting "Save Image As..".
Notes, Photos etc
● The item headings on the Month
line link directly to the slide in the month that starts that item. You
can advance through the items until you run into the next one. ie the items
are all connected in the slideshow of the month
● Picture resolution in 1st display is
800X600, so don't copy these pictures. If you want to get a good print using
original resolution, just click the photo again.
That gives a full resolution version which you can Right-Click to save on
your own computer.
Some photos, particularly for trips, are displayed via
Google, where their directions apply.
● The videos are mostly very short
videos taken with the video option on digital cameras. They are not stored on
this site but usually on Youtube.com.
● The videos ( links) are moved to Archives
after a time and hopefully will remain on Youtube forever. If they
disappear from Google there are backup copies here which can be provided via
● The Photo Archives
"year" links on the left give access
to photo and other archives. If you are not on the home
page you may get an error. Hit most anything in the top banner to
return to the home page.
Family Links and
● These links are provided as a
reference to find and link to other family websites, photo collections and
information. Please let me know if any of these change.
● These stay indefinitely on the
main page and don't go to Archives.