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3 Parts Of The Plan To Give You A Hand When You Scan


We receive many images at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from people who want to see if RESTORE can help their images.  Even if you’re not from Missouri, the Show-Me State, you can do the same.

We look at every single image file and use RESTORE to make the pictures look the best they can.  Most can be improved, but some are beyond hope. 

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Happy, Healthy Holiday Season!


2020 Started as a year of hope and now ending as a year of hope, as well. 

We’ve gone through trials and tribulations, and a well-known adage has never been more true: That which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.

The year has helped me to recognize how precious life’s “simple pleasures” truly are: The connectedness we feel from a handshake, a hug, and a kiss.

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Shaking Hands, Hugs, & Kisses Will Have to Wait, but Smiles, Laughter, and Excitement Don’t Have to! 

“Gathering Traditions” Tutorial Videos Show How to Connect While Distant 
Classes by: Kenyatta D. Berry from PBS, Reunions Magazine, DearMYRTLE, and Cousin Russ

Savannah, GA, December 9, 2020 – Vivid-Pix www.vivid-pix.comthe leading provider of AI-powered image restoration software, is partnering with Kenyatta D. Berry from PBS, Reunions MagazineDearMYRTLE, and Cousin Russ to provide free, valuable how-to information that will keep friends and family safe and connected this holiday season.

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Vivid-Pix Helps Family & Friends Safely Celebrate the Holidays and Create Holiday Time Capsules

Gathering Traditions

Vivid-Pix “Gathering Traditions” Shows How to Connect While Distant 
Create Holiday & Reunion Time Capsules for Genealogy & Reminiscence

Vivid-Pix BOGO Buy One/Gift One for Free Holiday Promo 
Lets You Give the Gift of Restored Memories  

Savannah, GA, November 10, 2020 – Vivid-Pix www.vivid-pix.comthe leading provider of AI-powered image restoration software, understands that Thanksgiving and the holidays are not going to be the same this year, with families and friends unable to get together or share holiday traditions physically due to CDC social distancing guidelines and travel quarantine restrictions. Vivid-Pix has an answer to help stay connected: hold these events virtually and create time capsules with Vivid-Pix’s “Gathering Traditions,” easy-to-implement tutorials at: to relive past holiday gatherings and for future reminiscing.  

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Vivid-Pix Launches New AI Powered RESTORE – Patented Photo & Document Restoration Software


Fixes Virtually Any Image with Just One Click for Family Historians, Genealogists, and Photo Lovers

Now with Metadata Read/Add/Edit Functionality for Hidden Image History – Crops & Recalculates Selected Area of Image for Precise Improvements – Now Compatible with More Image Types

View RESTORE Features Overview Document

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Create Reflective and Future Wishes for "The New NGS"


Many friendships have been created over the past 117 years of NGS and 44 years of FGS.

Restore your favorite memories and we’ll share with The New NGS!

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Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix Announce Unsung Heroes Awards at Federation of Genealogical Societies 2020 Conference


The time that volunteers commit to scan, index, and transcribe records, documents, and photos is immense and often goes unrecognized. This is why we created the Unsung Heroes Programs. Please join us in giving thanks!

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Create a Gift from the Heart – an Anniversary Photo Card for FREE!


We hope you enjoy personalizing this Anniversary Card with your message of sentiment, salutation, and of course, photos for the special person in your life!



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Create a Photo Card for Dad this Father’s Day – for Free!


In this time of social distancing and needing to stay connected, our Father’s Day Card Free Template – for children, wive's, and parents of all ages – is hopefully helpful.

The customizable photo and signature areas make yours unique to you.

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Photo Reminiscing Can Reduce Stress & Depression During Coronavirus


Vivid-Pix Celebrates May’s National Mental Health Month & National Photo Month

Savannah, GA, April 30, 2020 – Vivid-Pix,, is celebrating  National Mental Health Month and National Photography Month in May by showcasing the healing power of photos and Vivid-Pix RESTORE photo restoration software to enhance “Reminiscence Therapy.”

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Stay Connected with Mom - Mother’s Day Card Recipe


In this time of social distancing and needing to stay connected, our Mother’s Day Card Free Template – for children, husbands, and parents of all ages – is hopefully helpful.

The customizable photo and signature areas make yours unique to you.

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Genealogy and Family History Solutions


Don’t know how to begin your Family History journey?

Experienced, hit a break wall, or need to take your research to the next level?

Then The Family Tree Toolkit is for you.

The Family Tree Toolkit guides you on how and where to begin, what records are available both online and in repositories, what to do once you find the information, how to share your story and of course DNA discoveries.

As you find the documents that connect the dots of your genealogy, many will be difficult to read. And the photos will have faded and need to be brought back to life. Give your pics (and documents) the Vivid-Pix Fix!

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Round Tuit: Free & $1.99 Online Classes


While we are all at home, it’s the Right Time to Get “Round Tuit” to Organize Family Photos & History.

From the safety of your own home, join our online classes and learn how to restore and organize old photos, documents, and discover your roots. 

This may also be a stressful time so we invite you to relax, reminisce, and get around to doing something you’ve been wanting to do – getting your family history in order!

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What does Family History mean to you?


As we speak to individuals and groups around the globe, we LOVE hearing their story. 

At RootsTech 2020, we asked a few questions about why they research family history, their message to future generations, and more.

Hear their stories!

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"The harder you work, the luckier you get." - Gary Player


In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day and to sing the praises of wonderful work, every quarter we recognize and award the amazing work that individuals and organizations do to help the family history community.



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Month 1: 3,607 miles. Many adventures!


On February 15, 2020, we started our 5-month Your City. Your Story. Tour. 

The mission:  help people create and share their story by bringing solutions to them – in their city. 

So what have we been up to?

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2020 Your City. Your Story. Tour



Crosses U.S. to Showcase Patented AI Photo & Document Restoration Software and Education Programs for Family Historians, Genealogists, & Hobbyists

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Mom's Winter Advice: Get Outside

Anne's Winter Advice

How does one survive long, cold northern winters? By getting outside and enjoying them.  Skiing, sledding, tobogganing, snowshoeing, skating … all outdoor activities that require the cold, and in most cases, snow.  And you! 

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Valentine’s Day Gift Recipe


Our friend Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective, shared a lovely (and terrible) story about her parent’s wedding album. “While all old photo albums fade with age, Mom’s was the worst! – The film processing or printing was done poorly and mom never really enjoyed her wedding album."

Last year for Christmas, Maureen scanned the photos and RESTORE-d them. “Mom was thrilled.”

We are happy to share this story and to turn it into a Create Treasured Gifts – FOR FREE recipe:


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Celluloid Alchemy – Photo Magic

Celluloid Alchemy – Photo Magic

Remember film?

We put a roll in the camera, snapped a picture (sometimes 2 in case someone blinked), dropped the roll off to be processed and printed, and then enjoyed the MAGIC when we opened up the envelope of prints and got to relive the moment…

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