RetouchPRO

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


Photo Restoration Repairing damaged photos

technique question

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 11-17-2011, 03:58 PM
domenica domenica is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 6
technique question

hi everyone - fairly new at restoration and have been using the healing brush/clone/layers method to remove dust, scratches, etc. question: recently came across the duplicate&move technique on unimportant image areas (skies/backgrounds) a lighten blending and darken blending layers set to 2 or 3 pixel offset...had very good results fairly quickly.
what is your thoughts?
domenica
Reply With Quote top
  #2  
Old 11-22-2011, 03:20 PM
Ruzzez's Avatar
Ruzzez Ruzzez is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Georgia
Posts: 74
Re: technique question

I normally blur a layer to remove imperfections in and place it underneath the original. Then I erase the area where the imperfections are on the original. This is a quick and easy first step. I find that restoration takes a lot of small steps.

Last edited by Ruzzez; 11-22-2011 at 03:29 PM.
Reply With Quote top
  #3  
Old 11-22-2011, 03:38 PM
domenica domenica is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 6
Re: technique question

thanks...have also used a similar step.
domenica
Reply With Quote top
  #4  
Old 12-09-2011, 07:46 PM
Craig Walters's Avatar
Craig Walters Craig Walters is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: somewhere over there
Posts: 8,786
Blog Entries: 4
Re: technique question

domenica,

the idea of restoration is to restore... the entire image. if your clients are happy with that method, then fine, but make sure they are. some will say it's fine and never come back for more service. so, be sure you know what your clients need and want. shortcuts work sometimes and sometimes they blow up in your face. i tend to not like taking too many.
Reply With Quote top
Reply

  RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo Restoration


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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Joel Grimes Technique? YoungRetoucher HDR, Panoramas and Tone Mapping 10 06-24-2012 03:47 PM
questions about degrunge technique mountain RP Tutorials 8 06-13-2012 10:11 PM
IHP related question. nebulaoperator Photo Retouching 36 08-24-2011 05:58 AM
Green Screen Extraction Technique juano Photo Compositing 2 07-21-2011 02:43 AM
Color management question kyriakos Input/Output/Workflow 7 04-26-2011 05:58 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved