Day: December 4, 2012

Gravestone photos

Tombstone Tuesday: Do People Place Stones Before They’ve Died?

Tombstone Found in Green Lawn Cemetery I’ve come across several stones that have only one date on them. I’ve often thought that perhaps these stones are children who died on the day they were born. But now, I’m not so sure. The date on this stone, Jan 29, 1912, could be a birth date and […]

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Gravestone photos

How to Photograph Gravestones When Flowers Get in the Way

I’m enjoying my journey into gravestone photography for genealogical documentary purposes. Wow, that’s a mouthful. Yes, I like taking cemetery photos and sharing them with family history researchers. I do my best to respect the ‘rules’ of cemetery photography. To not do further damage to a stone. To walk softly and clean off bird poop […]

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