Photos stuck to glass and how to deal with them

Photos stuck to glass and how to deal with them More common than you think photos stuck to glass can be a problem for your family photo’s health. Let us take a look at the issues and cures for this problem. The problem Modern homes are sealed up tight to keep out draughts and keep in the warmth. They also keep in...

Rebuilding body parts for photo restoration

Rebuilding body parts for photo restoration How you can use what details you have left to recreate and restore the photo This wasn’t going to be a simple fix by any means, but with a bit of thought and some patience, we can fix this. First, we can make a rough selection around the left arm and copy and...

Toning a black and white photo

Toning a black and white photo Looking back at historical records, toning a photo chemically, had its benefits in both aesthetics and permanence of the print. Toning photos to sepia or golden tints could have been thought as quaint or a trend. In fact there were some far more definitive reasons for...

Damage caused to photos by posting incorrectly

Damage caused to photos by posting incorrectly Posting original photos sounds simple. Many people do get it wrong. This article should help bring to light posting mistakes you can make and how to avoid them. . When posting your precious, original photos to us there is a right way and a wrong way to do it. . Here...

Wedding photography useful tip

Wedding photography useful tip Wedding photographers TIP: Do you have an indecisive client? . If you do this is your radar to tell you to think smart. Shoot the lineup and posed locations with no one in them. . Why? . I often get requests to take people out of a line up and then bunch them up. Its...

Colourising or tinting an old photo – Part 2

Colourising or tinting an old photo – Part 2 This is the second part to colourising or tinting an old photo for part one see colourising or tinting an old photo – Part 1 With the colour swatches obtained in the previous part, we can select a set of tones that will suit the skin of the figure we are working...

Colourising or tinting an old photo – Part 1

Colourising or tinting an old photo – Part 1 I’m sure you have seen photos that have been hand coloured when a photo restoration has been made. They might be the old photos you own or photos you have seen on the net, coloured by “restoration artists”. Old photos were often tinted with inks, this post is about...

Scanning for photo restoration

Scanning for photo restoration Ive talked before on scanning for photo restoration but I still cant believe what I am seeing out there on the web. Photo restoration is an exact science but it can only be achieved if the original image is created as a digital file. This file must be of a certain...

Wallpaper for photo restoration

Wallpaper for photo restoration Photo restoration involves all kinds of techniques. I am not big on replacing backgrounds but sometimes it is needed. An example would be an old photo taken inside a house. The wallpaper on the wall is all but obscured by damage. How do you go about repairing the...

Image restoration hand colouring

Image restoration hand colouring Is it image restoration, picture restoration or photo restoration? In fact, it is all three. It just depends on how you interpret the phrase. An image restoration or whichever you prefer to call it may take the shape of colouring an image. I have shown an example of...

Retouching eyes tutorial

Retouching eyes tutorial Retouching eyes is a way to improve a portrait. This is a technique I picked up along the photo restoration and retouching road.   Above are some eyes from a portrait from Michael Herb at 204Studios. They have around studio flash reflected in them. Some say this...
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