Preserve your memories with the art of photo restoration
Memories are precious. Each and every moment that is spent making merry memories is extremely valuable and prized. Today with the magic of technology at out fingertips, there are a lot of options available to save and preserve the memories created.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Preserve Your Memories with The Art Of Photo Restoration
Memories are precious. Each and every moment that is spent making merry memories is
extremely valuable and prized. Today with the magic of technology at out fingertips, there are a
lot of options available to save and preserve the memories created. However, in the past when no
such technology was available, it was not so easy to preserve memories, nor was it easy to
maintain them. This is why many memories that were in the form of photographs had a hard time
being conserved. However, there is no need to worry anymore. With digital technology making
photo restoration possible and easy, anything is possible!
What is photo restoration?
There are many natural, environmental as well as artificial factors responsible for causing
damage or harm to old photographs. Damage to a photo can be caused by passage of time or due
to careless handling or maintenance of the photograph. Photo restoration service is a process
which helps restore a photograph that is so damaged. This is a process where the damaged
photograph is worked upon and repaired, so as to achieve the reinstatement of the original image
toas much of an extent as possible.Sometimes it also helps add colour to old black & white
photographs. This helps bring past glories back to life. This is especially helpful with really old
photographs that can help trace someone’s ancestry or trace a family’s roots for as far as one can
go and so on.
How is photo restoration done?
There are many professionals who offer photo restoration service and when one is in need of
photos to be restored, that is where one needs to go. These professionals are experts, who use
various methods to restore the damaged photograph. The process could involve removal of fold
marks and scratches by painting the damaged portions. It could also involve digital techniques to
remove damage marks.Many a times, signs of age can be removed from photographs by say
painting over them or even at times manually. Photo restoration service also helps remove age
spots or colour that has crept up on the photographs by using digital technology and tampering
with the contrast settings of the photograph and so on.
What are the steps involved in photo restoration?
The professionals providing photo restoration service use manual as well as digital aids to
achieve their results. They usually follow certain steps so as to go about their job. One of the first
things they do is make a copy of the original photo they receive for restoration so that they can
work on it. The next step is to get your dimensions right and crop the image so that the area that
needs to be worked on is highlighted. After this, they go about restoring or retouching those
areas of the photograph or image that need work.