Go Back   RetouchPRO > Technique > Image Help
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Image Help Got a problem image? Don't know where to begin? Upload images and ask our users what they think or if they can help

Partial photocopy and silver print output

Thread Tools
Old 10-02-2002, 03:21 PM
Photo Grafix's Avatar
Photo Grafix Photo Grafix is offline
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Evanston, IL
Posts: 42
Partial photocopy and silver print output

Greetings everyone!

I've got a real winner for the group. I am restoring a missing section of an old silver gelatin print. Good news is I the customer found the missing section. Bad news is it's a photocopy!!!!

I'm really stumped and a bit anxious about this job. I uploaded a snapshot of a section of it at

I'd love to read anyone's suggestions and will offer help in return for their help!

I'm using Photoshop 7 with alot of RAM and Hard disk space. I've been retouching for almost 3 years and am independent.

Reply With Quote top
Old 10-02-2002, 05:01 PM
Jakaleena's Avatar
Jakaleena Jakaleena is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 709
Oh Eric, I certainly don't envy you on this one!

I tried a few things, but the copy posted was too small and pixellated to get anything worth posting here. In the end, after trying several different tricks to get the pieces to match each other and failing, I decided that if it were my headache, I'd once again resort to airbrushing....

One thing you might do is check out Restoration Challenge #28 - Cisa for some ideas. The original in that challenge was a photocopy of a print. You might also check Restoration Challenge #2 - Old News Clipping to see if there are any helpful tips there.

Good luck!
Reply With Quote top

  RetouchPRO > Technique > Image Help

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved