Scanning and Restoring Photos with Microsoft Paint


Single Day Event: Wednesday, November 15, 10 AM-Noon

Location: The Reserve, Craft Room, Urbandale

Cost: $12

Class Limit: 20


Do you have old photos in need of repair? Don’t know a JPEG from a TIFF? This class will teach the use of Microsoft Paint for touching up scratches, tears, and pit marks on photos. Learn about different digital file formats and extensions, how to deal with rolled images, and other photo rescue solutions. The instructor will answer questions about the processes, so bring your laptop along with digital or print photos you would like to repair. Scanners will be available for digitizing images. Note: Color change and hue correction will not be included in this class.


Instructor Dennis Allen, a Des Moines firefighter, volunteers with the Iowa Genealogical Society and Avon Cemetery, teaching classes in Microsoft Paint, genealogy subjects, cemetery mapping with Excel, as well as funeral home and cemetery researching. Dennis has taught Microsoft Paint for an IGS Fall Conference; the Mid-Continent Public Library in Liberty, Missouri; the Omaha Public Library; and elsewhere in the Midwest.

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