Archive for December, 2010

Retouching and Restoring Old Photographs

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Once in a while someone will come to me with an old photograph that has seen better days. Here is one such example:

 (Stephen Harrison)

Ripped corners, cracks, stains, and all around deterioration detracts from the original image. However, once scanned using a flatbed scanner at high resolution, the digital darkroom works its magic, and a priceless family image is restored to its glory days:

 (Stephen Harrison)

Before and after detail shots:

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If you have a priceless image you would like to see restored, don’t hesitate to contact me so I can give you a quote and bring back what was once lost.