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How to Restore old Photographs

Updated: Oct 19, 2023

Often we are presented with amazing old images but unfortunately they are showing the effects of time and have suffered damage. It is a good idea to copy the decaying original so that you don't lose it but also you can repair the original. This is time consuming and you do need to understand the various repair tools at you disposal in photoshop. Often it is a case of not wanting the photos to look too good just MUCH better How to Restore old Photographs


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After

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After

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You do need to be able to use the following photoshop tools and understand which one to use and when


Clone Stamp Tool


clone


Spot Healing Tool

spot heal

Healing Brush Tool

brush

Patch Tool

patch

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