Digital Restoration from Start to Finish
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Digital Restoration from Start to Finish : How to Repair Old and Damaged Photographs

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This third edition of Digital Restoration from Start to Finish walks you step-by-step through the entire process of restoring old photographs and repairing new ones using Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, GIMP and more. This best-selling guide is now updated with the latest software advancements, and new techniques including hand-tinting in lab, repairing water damaged photos, and tips for the spot healing brush and masked layers. No process detail is overlooked, from choosing the right hardware and software, getting the photographs into the computer, getting the finished photo out of the computer and preserving it for posterity. LEARN HOW TO: Scan faded and damaged prints or films Improve snapshots with Shadow/Highlight adjustment Correct uneven exposure Fix color and skin tones quickly with Curves, plug-ins, and Hue/Saturation adjustment layers Correct uneven exposure and do dodging and burning-in with adjustment layers Hand-tint your photographs easily Correct skin tones with airbrush layers Clean up dust and scratches speedily and effectively Repair small and large cracks with masks and filters Eliminate tarnish and silvered-out spots from a photograph in just a few steps Minimize unwanted print surface textures Erase mildew spots Eliminate dots from newspaper photographs Increase sharpness and fine detail Maximize print qualityshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 462 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 22.86mm | 1,104g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 1 black & white tables
  • 1138940259
  • 9781138940253
  • 69,698

About Ctein

Ctein is a photographer and artist living in Daly City, CA. He is a photographer, artist and contributor to The Online Photographer and co-author of the bestselling thriller Saturn Run.show more

Table of contents

CHAPTER 1 THE BIG PICTURE CHAPTER 2 HARDWARE FOR RESTORATION CHAPTER 3 SOFTWARE FOR RESTORATION CHAPTER 4 GETTING THE PHOTO INTO THE COMPUTER CHAPTER 5 RESTORING TONE CHAPTER 6 RESTORING COLOR CHAPTER 7 MAKING MASKS CHAPTER 8 DAMAGE CONTROL CHAPTER 9 TIPS, TRICKS, AND ENHANCEMENTS CHAPTER 10 BEAUTIFICATION CHAPTER 11 EXAMPLES CHAPTER 12 PRINTING TIPS CHAPTER 13 ARCHIVING AND PERMANENCEshow more

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