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Old 04-16-2005, 08:27 PM
GraceMI GraceMI is offline
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Where to start with a dark photo?

Suggestions needed for steps to improve this photo.

I've tried various techniques with PSE 3.0 but I can't seem to improve this photo of my grandfather very much. The image shows him in uniform during the Spanish American War; it is printed on a postcard! Which techniques/steps might I use to improve the photo so that I can better reveal his features and uniform? This is one of three problematic photos I'm working on.

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Old 04-16-2005, 09:12 PM
Ken Fournelle Ken Fournelle is offline
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Your photo is too small. Can you post a larger image--up to 100 MB.

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Old 04-17-2005, 01:27 AM
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I think you might mean 100K Ken.
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Old 04-17-2005, 10:46 PM
Mike Mike is offline
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That "blueish" kind of glow is there because the image is silvered. The easest way to correct that is to find someone who can copy your orginal with a digital camera using cross polorized light. Try some of the photo studios in your area and see if you can find one that will do the job.

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