Olive Tree Genealogy recently shared a news article about a Find a Grave volunteer who unintentionally damaged the headstones they were photographing.

Before heading to a cemetery with your camera, please take a moment to check out some of our volunteer tips that suggest ways to take great photos without doing any damage. (Additional tips are always welcome)

  — Ken’s Tips
  — Kate’s Cemetery Kit
  — Photo Tips
  — Using snow

No time to read our tips? Use this as a general rule – if it’s not something you would do to a baby’s skin, don’t do it to a headstone!