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Old 01-09-2011, 05:22 AM
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i am new to this forum and want to learn from some of you. i have a special project that i would like to do. it is restoring a 1947 local newspaper celebrating 100 yrs of county news. it has pics of all county service men and women in ww2. i will be searching for advice, thanks in advance for you kind help & comments.
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Old 01-09-2011, 02:16 PM
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JWilli, welcome to RetouchPro. Enjoy your visits here and good luck with your restoration project.
Regards, Murray
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Old 01-09-2011, 02:18 PM
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Re: noobie here

Welcome to RP...

The good news: Newspaper text is less difficult to restore than photos.

The degree of challenge faced in restoring images is a function of how "bad" they look to begin with and ones background/skill set in doing recovery. For example low damage + high skill = higher likelihood of success in a relatively shorter period of time than highly damaged + just a rookie at doing restoration. So be patient and keep your expectations reasonable.

In your questions/requests for assistance be sure to specify what editing program will you be using. Advice will depend on the tool(s) you are using. Also, don't be offended if you ask what seems like a simple question and someone refers you to a book, Internet tutorial or some other learning resource. With rare exception, just about all rookie questions/issues have been addressed here and elsewhere. In some cases it just makes sense time/effort-wise to point someone in the right direction vs. retyping a detailed, multi-step reply, okay? If you get stuck or don't understand a specific step or technique, don't hesitate to start a new thread to ask questions.

Good luck on your project and have fun while you're learning the ropes.
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