Photo Restoration

When Digital Editing Works

It is common for clients to bring in a photo and ask us to add or remove a person. When removing a person, the reason could be one of many: “We’re divorced.” “I hated them.” “I don’t know who they are.” “They’re ruining the photo.” “I just want them gone.”   However, when someone wants to add a person, reasons don’t matter.   We worked on a project recently where a client wanted to...

When it’s all you have, make it special.

Mary Lou bought a new phone last week, and one of the first things she did with it was photograph her son’s National Honor Society induction. She forgot her camera, but she was able to get (pretty good) photos of her son anyway.   It’s hard to remember a time without camera phones, and it’s too easy to take advantage of being able to take a photo whenever you want. This wasn’t...

how to deal with mold on photos

Put the Lysol Down: How to Deal with Mold.

Mold. The word makes you want to bathe in bleach. It is bad enough that you have to battle the mold growing in the shower, but what do you do when it appears on your great-grandmother’s face? Believe it or not, mold can grow on photographs and documents. It is tragic and horrifying, but it is not uncommon. How does mold happen? How to make moldy photos: Mix one part moisture with...