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Old photo => Dirt & cracks

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Old 01-03-2007, 09:08 AM
uniguide uniguide is offline
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Question is there a way to clear these cracks and dirt spots?

Hello all,
I got this old photo scanned, and it just got lots of cracks/dirt on it...

Is there a way to fix the unwanted dirt/cracks without losing the details?
Anything? something? Please help otherwise i'm doomed to work on this guy's chest all night long.

Any help would be highly appreciated!!!
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Old 01-04-2007, 06:36 PM
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Re: Old photo => Dirt & cracks

It's a start
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Old 01-04-2007, 10:02 PM
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Re: Old photo => Dirt & cracks

uniguide, welcome to RP.

images like this i use lots and lots of clone, smudge and airbrush. you could try things like color replacer and that sort, but i just find cloning easier in the long run.
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