Time, exposure to light, fluctuations in temperature and humidity, improper handling and natural disasters are the main causes of damage for older photographs.
However, once a photograph is digitized, many photo-editing possibilities open up. Professional photo-editing software such as Adobe Photoshop can be used not only to make simple changes, such as tonal and color corrections, but also to drastically manipulate images. When it comes to damaged photographs, such software in the hands of an expert can be used to restore them. In many cases, a photograph can be so badly damaged that restoring it digitally is the only option.
Digital Photo Restoration uses a variety of photo-
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By preserving our old photographs, we are preserving our family history.
Among the benefits of restoring old photographs is the fact that the digital file which is created can easily be stored and shared with other family members or friends. It also allows for endless copies and prints which can be larger in size than the original. As for the original photograph, further damage can be prevented as it no longer needs to be taken out of its enclosure, handled, or exposed to light and improper temperatures. For historians, the benefit of restoring old photographs is often considered priceless. By preserving our old photographs, we are preserving our family history for generations to come.
Danae Renieri offers Digital Photo Restoration services and can restore the appearance of a digital copy of a damaged physical photograph. Do not hesitate to contact if you are interested in this service.