Photo Repair

Photoshop Tutorial – Removing Scratches And Dust Spots

GETTING STARTED This tutorial is designed to help novice photo restorers learn how to unleash the power of photo repair software. NOTE: We will use Adobe Photoshop as our reference software while discussing the use of photo restoration tools and methods, because it is the industry standard. However, many much cheaper photo repair software packages …

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Photo Scanning Tips

In order to obtain good results when restoring old photos it’s critical that you start with a good quality scan. Most scanners should be able to provide a good scan copy if set up correctly before scanning. Since most default to basic settings unsuitable for scanning photographs, some settings adjustments¬†will be necessary. This tutorial is …

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Saving Family Photos After A Flood – Water Damaged or Stuck Photos

These recommendations are intended as guidance only. Therefore, Image Master assumes no responsibility or liability for any treatment of damaged photos you may undertake. It may be possible to save water damaged or stuck together photos but you must act swiftly.  Before you do anything, see if you can locate undamaged negatives. If so, you …

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Creating Professional Archival Quality Digital Image Collections

The following information my be of use for those who are thinking of archiving a large number of photographic images.It should give you an idea of what measures professional archivists take to save important photos etc.  Introduction This document addresses the standards for archival quality, digital image collections for the California Digital Library. In conjunction …

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