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Why this photo is not what it seems

Why this photo is not what it seems

What is strange about this photo? What do we know about and why is it not what it seems? I found this image at a car boot sale. What a great photo such grandeur and that hair it looks like it is his and not a wig! Just amazing. I coloured it for this blog post. What...

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Ypres Ambient Image

Ypres Ambient Image

The 100th Anniversary of the 3rd Battle of Ypres also known as Passchendaele occurred in 2017. Every year on 11 of November we remember the end of the war and on the second Sunday, Remembrance Sunday we give thought to those who were lost in the conflict. This image...

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scanner buying guide

scanner buying guide

This scanner buying guide will help you choose the best scanner with the right features & software to help you archive and create files suited to photo restoration.   There is only one scanner choice, a dedicated flatbed! Compared to an all-in-one, there is...

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Waziristan and the march to Razmak in old photos 1936

Waziristan and the march to Razmak in old photos 1936

The Waziristan campaign 1936–1939 comprised a number of operations conducted in Waziristan by British and Indian forces. This was against the fiercely independent tribesmen that inhabited this region. These operations were conducted in 1936–1939, when operations were...

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Epson FastFoto FF-680W scanner review

Epson FastFoto FF-680W scanner review

This is my Epson FastFoto FF-680W scanner review and an in-depth look at the software and features. NOTE: This unit was given to me to perform this review. It is an unbiased review and opinions of the unit are solely my own. First, let us hear from the Epson news...

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Can my phone or tablet be used as a photo scanner

Can my phone or tablet be used as a photo scanner

A perfectly good question to ask is " Can my phone or tablet be used as a photo scanner ?" In our high tech world, there are so many ways to digitize images. We have digital cameras in our phones, our laptops, and tablets. Digital cameras, flatbed photo scanners, and...

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How to remove a photo stuck to glass

How to remove a photo stuck to glass

If your photo is stuck to glass there is a solution. There are many different ways to fix a photo that is stuck to glass, a more common occurrence than you think. Let us take a look at the problems and solutions. How does a photo get stuck to glass? Modern homes are...

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Mouldy wedding photos restored from old album

Mouldy wedding photos restored from old album

I got a call from a client who wanted their mouldy wedding photos restored. I didn't know they were mouldy but only "water damaged". When the UPS box arrived I opened it up and unpacked the album to a cloud of green mould. No joke! I rushed outside and took a moment...

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