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Old 11-07-2010, 07:22 PM
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Old Scanned picture.

I found this old Picture of my sister, I got most of it where I want, but I cannot figure out the background. Any tips? I have a pic in better quality but I had to save in low quality so I could upload. Thanks.
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Old 11-07-2010, 09:24 PM
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Re: Old Scanned picture.

Hello KSpears and welcome to RetouchPro! Your sister is well contrasted from the backgorund so you could:
- Extract her and replace the BG completely
- The BG to right is in the worst shape. You could blur it or darken it
- You could restore the BG but since it is not that remarkable, it may not be worth the effort.
Regards, Murray
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Old 11-08-2010, 07:31 AM
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Re: Old Scanned picture.

nothing fancy just used the quick mask tool to replace the background.
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Old 11-08-2010, 06:46 PM
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Re: Old Scanned picture.

60 second solution (literally). Copy right side background, flop on left, erase around elbow/hip, straighten. Looks like I took a little too much around the wrist, but you get the idea.
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