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  • Pixelshaw
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    Re: Improving Black & White restoration

    You can also try highlights and shadows on a duplicated layer and blend that as necessary.

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  • 3pco
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    Re: Improving Black & White restoration

    If you want to get some detail in the background, you cold try running a photoshop hdr toning filter on the thing. If there's anything there to bring out, it will reveal it in an oversharpened, hdr-like layer, and you can see if you can blend in the results

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  • Colan
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    Improving Black & White restoration

    I found this damaged old photo at my mothers. My father is one of the guys in it. I think it dates from the mid 1950's

    As you can see it was taken inside a pub or amusement arcade and is very dark with little light except the faces. I have tried to repair and bring out the figures as best as I could, but just managed to make the image very dark and flat.

    Any help on how to brighten the image up and make the people stand out a bit more

    Thanks in advance
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  • Ishpho
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    by Ishpho
    So i put together a short tutorial pretty much teaching people how to gain even more control when converting an image to black and white.
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    Hope you like
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiOOMrSPMqo
    03-16-2011, 10:57 PM
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    I have been looking for a retoucher that can convert 14 images to rich black and white, but with no luck. Does anyone know of a good tutorial for this? I need to have these done by TOMORROW!!!

    Thanks!!!!!
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