Photo Restoration

More on restoration

More on restoration

There are times where the hard part is not where you think it will be. The tricky part was not the image, it was the border. Foolishly I thought I could clone other parts of the borderĀ  and replace the bad parts. I had forgotten this had been created by hand and there were no […]


Wedded Bliss

Wedded Bliss

The marriage lasted, but the document to prove it did not. Somewhere along the line this wonderful old document was torn in half. Piecing detailed objects like this back together can really time consuming. Even with the help of computer technology. I wanted to keep the cost down so some of the really fine detail […]


Share your grandfather

Share your grandfather

This photo is the only known image of a friend’s grandfather. It was probably taken sometime in the 1940’s and was was hand colored with a textured background. Parts of the image are starting to flake off. I was pleased to find that despite the small size of the original (about 3×4 inches) and the […]


Value Added

Value Added

When it came time to plan my parents 60th wedding anniversary we needed to do something special. My mother’s short term memory had deteriorated significantly, so the family felt she would be more comfortable in familiar surroundings than she would at a resturant. Mom and dad’s two sons with a lot of help from their […]


The Family Jewels

The Family Jewels

Like many others in my field, I was first intrigued by digital photo restoration when I was scanning some old family photos to be able to share them with family members. It was a really big project, but a rewarding one. It was great fun to revisit all these old photos, transcribe the memos on […]


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