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Books by Eric Basir
Organization and Metadata for Photos and Documents By Eric Basir
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Learn about organizing your photos on a computer by name, date or description. What's the best format in which to store your images and what software might help you keep track of them? This... More > syllabus accompanies a video lecture by Eric Basir called "Image Organization Made Easy." The video is available free of charge at Youtube: http://youtu.be/rS20Slrq5_I This was lecture was presented for the Federation of Genealogical Societies annual conference on August 23, 2013 at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana (USA). If you registered for the conference, you do not need to purchase this syllabus. It is in your conference syllabus. For more information about Photo Grafix, visit http://photografix.pro. To learn more about the fantastic services of the Federation of Genealogical Societies at http://www.fgs.org/.< Less
Badin's Diary: An English Translation By Eric Basir
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Badin’s Diary: An English Translation is the first effort to bring an important primary source document of Adolf Ludvig Gustav Fredrik Albert Badin, née Couchi, to the English-speaking... More > world. This is the only known written document from this oft-misunderstood and disrespected noble of the Swedish Royal Court. Mr. Basir’s insistence on accuracy is evident in the immaculate work of Swedish translator Sandra Gustafsson and French translator Milca Morat. Translators Kay Hutchings-Olsson and Poppy MacKenzie edited the respective sections. Although many of Badin’s entries are faded, blurred and cryptic, the reader will have both the high resolution scans of the diary and the translation to determine for themselves the intellectual and spiritual depth of the Swedish noble known as Badin. Moreover, thanks to a diverse array of individuals’ donations to the production of this translation, Mr. Basir has made this diary free of charge for anyone to download from the Internet.< Less
Badin's Diary: An English Translation By Eric Basir
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Badin’s Diary: An English Translation is the first effort to bring an important primary source document of Adolf Ludvig Gustav Fredrik Albert Badin, née Couchi, to the English-speaking... More > world. This is the only known written document from this oft-misunderstood and disrespected noble of the Swedish Royal Court. Mr. Basir’s insistence on accuracy is evident in the immaculate work of Swedish translator Sandra Gustafsson and French translator Milca Morat. Translators Kay Hutchings-Olsson and Poppy MacKenzie edited the respective sections. Although many of Badin’s entries are faded, blurred and cryptic, the reader will have both the high resolution scans of the diary and the translation to determine for themselves the intellectual and spiritual depth of the Swedish noble known as Badin. Moreover, thanks to a diverse array of individuals’ donations to the production of this translation, Mr. Basir has made this book available at cost. No profits are taken by him or anyone other than the printer.< Less
Mirror: Minisaga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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In this final Mini-Saga leading up to events in the graphic novel Badin and the Secret of the Saami, the main character, Badin, makes his appearance. It includes an extensive glossary of terms with... More > fictional and real historical information relating to Mirror and the uniqueness of Sweden as a home for adoptees from Africa and Asia.< Less
Badin and the Secret of the Saami: The Mini Sagas Compilation By Eric Basir
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Badin and the Secret of the Saami: The Mini-Sagas is the prequel for the historical fiction graphic novel Badin and the Secret of the Saami. Each Mini-Saga features important characters in the... More > graphic novel, along with glossaries and history explaining real and fictional details. The contents of the Mini-Sagas are exclusive and not included in the graphic novel. Vaarvaa reveals how the ancient ancestors of the Saami people overcame their arch-enemies and how it related to the end of the last ice age almost 10,000 years ago. Traveler is an account of 10th century Arab explorer Ahmed son of Fadlan and his discovery of the Saami people and a new, more dangerous enemy than they had in the time of Vaarvaa. Kraken takes place on September 1, 1761. It introduces the story's antagonist and the controversy involved in justifications for war and genocide. In the Mirror Mini-Saga the main character of the graphic novel, Badin, makes his appearance. PDF eBook< Less
Traveler: Minisaga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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Traveler is the second of a series of vignettes highlighting important concepts which are at the heart of the story to be revealed in the historical fiction graphic novel "Badin and the Secret... More > of the Saami." Traveler takes place in the 10th century and describes a fascinating journey of an Arab explorer known in history as Ahmed ibn Fadlan. Although this is fiction, it contains many historical references. The minisagas are text-intensive and geared toward generating intellectual interest. A glossary is included to help the reader understand the difference between the historical and fictional components. The forthcoming "Badin and the Secret of the Saami" is an historical fiction graphic novel starring Adolf Gustaf Badin and the leader of a unique band of Saami people. Badin and his companions find themselves on a fantastic journey in Sweden to preserve the survival of humanity. Saami people are the original inhabitants of Scandinavia and parts of Russia.< Less
Vaarvaa: Minisaga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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Vaarvaa is an historical fiction mini-saga (a story less than 50 words) about a Saami Shaman in ancient Scandinavia. It is also the first of a series of vignettes highlighting important concepts... More > which are at the heart of the story to be revealed in the graphic novel "Badin and the Secret of the Saami." The minisagas are text-intensive and geared toward generating intellectual interest. An introduction by the author also explains the motivation behind the graphic novel and the mini-sagas. The forthcoming "Badin and the Secret of the Saami" is an historical fiction graphic novel starring Adolf Gustaf Badin and the leader of a unique band of Saami people. Badin and his companions find themselves on a fantastic journey in Sweden to preserve the survival of humanity. The historical Badin is known in 18th century Swedish history to have been the only man of African descent to be a member of the Swedish Royal Court. Saami people are the original inhabitants of Scandinavia and parts of Russia.< Less
Kraken: Minisaga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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This third Mini-Saga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami takes place on September 1, 1761. It introduces the story's antagonist and the controversy involved in justifications for war and genocide.... More > It includes an extensive glossary of terms with fictional and real historical information relating to the Kraken Mini-Saga.< Less
Digital Photo Restoration Book I By Eric Basir
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Are you new to the world of digital photography and using computers to restore and archive your photographs? This book is a compilation of questions and answers about this very important technology.... More > Professional photo retoucher and instructor, Eric C. M. Basir, has been teaching genealogists and others interested in preserving their family photos simple techniques and workflows since 2001. Download the files used in the book from the "Ask The Retoucher" menu item at http://PhotoGrafix.pro< Less
Digital Photo Restoration Book II By Eric Basir
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Book II of the Photo Restoration Series continues with more insight to help you use digital technology and Adobe Photoshop software to preserve and restore your photos and treasured documents. Gain... More > hands-on experience by downloading the files and following along with Eric C. M. Basir, as he explains various techniques. Filled with illustrations, the book is easy to understand and fun to use. Download the files used in the book from the "Ask The Retoucher" menu item at http://PhotoGrafix.pro< Less