These are examples of a few photo retouching and restoration projects that I've completed. Both were precious family photos and the customers were anxious to have them restored to their former quality.
Each photo presented unique challenges. The family portrait was severely cracked and damaged. Each of the cracks had to be digitally filled in and smoothed out using Adobe Photoshop.
The portrait of the small child had faded and shifted color. A very dramatic circular edge was left from the photo matte. This photo had to be converted to black and white and then hand-colored to bring it back to life. I chose to leave a bit of the edge vignetting to add character to the photo and to give it a vintage feel.