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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

FamilySearch Photos (Beta)

The following presentation went online today for the Family History Expos in Mesa, Arizona and St. George, Utah:

FamilySearch Photos (Beta)

(All Levels) FamilySearch is introducing a new feature -- FamilySearch Photos. This feature allows us to upload images of our ancestors, tag/identify ancestors in the photos, and associate the tagged ancestors in the photos to the Family Tree. Come see how you can share photos of your ancestors with your family and the FamilySearch community.
Timothy G. Cross
Friday, January 18, 2013

This feature has been forthcoming for some time and it looks like we may get to see it sooner rather than later. You can still register for the Early Bird today, November 27th, but you need to hurry, tomorrow the Early Bird registration ends. Here's a copy of the announcement:
We are thrilled to be coming back to the Mesa Convention Center in Mesa, AZ for the Arizona Family History Expo 2013 on January 18-19, 2013.  Take advantage of our early bird registration by November 27th for only $59. The cost will be going up on November 28, 2012, so don’t delay sign up today. Onsite registration will begin and the exhibit hall will open at 1 p.m. on Friday January 18th. The event will close at 9 p.m. Exhibits and registration will re-open at 9 a.m. on Saturday. The exhibit hall will close at 4 p.m. Prizes donated by exhibitors will be given away both days and Grand Prizes donated by sponsors will be given away at the closing ceremony. This event is sponsored by Family History Expos and supported by FamilySearch. Click here to register now. If you have already registered, forward this email to a friend and have them come with you.
 In looking around a little bit, I found this one page from the FamilySearch Photos website already online:

I will be looking forward to finding out about this much needed and anticipated addition to FamilySearch Family Tree.


  1. Awesome!

    Tim Cross says anyone who can get on is welcome to try it. It appears to be restricted to LDS during the beta and only an unknown number can get on. I just got in and it works great!

  2. Thanks for the tip. I got on immediately and it does work very well.