Tom   Underhill

Publisher, senior designer and author of nine books at Creative Continuum, a book design and publishing company specializing in high-quality, short-run books, Tom and his company have recently produced more than 400 family history heirloom books, printed more than 10.5 million pages and scanned more than 13,000 photographs.


June 28, 2013
3:50 pm : 10 Techniques to Shoot "Picture Perfect" with Your Cell Phone's Digital Camera

(All Levels) Ask any photographer and their advice will be “Shoot with what you have”... which is probably your cell phone. In the right hands, a recent smart phone camera takes just as nice of pictures as many digital point-and-shoot models, with the opportunity to upgrade every couple of years. Learn what to look for in a new camera phone, software and accessories to improve your shooting and techniques to improve photographic composition, lighting and practical research techniques you can use from the genealogical library to the graveyard. Shoot with what you have, and get the result you want! Login First

June 29, 2013
10:00 am : Evernote: 5 Steps to Make it Work for You

(All Levels) Evernote enhances your nnmemory by placing your notes and research at your fingertips—regardless of the device you have in front of you! Spend less time re-searching what you already have and more time nnenjoying what you do. These 5 Steps will let you hit the ground running! Login First

1:30 pm : Shooting a Quality Family History Video with Your Cell Phone

(Beginner) You’re on vacation visiting family and friends, taking time away from everything—even genealogy. Unexpectedly, you connect with that relative you’ve wanted to interview for years. Even though you’re unprepared, what can you do to record a good video interview? Learn what you need to know to capture and preserve those once-in-a-lifetime interviews on your iPhone... and make them look and sound credible and wonderful. Login First