Sunday, January 6, 2008

Photo Restoration: old slides

And now for something completely different: a photo restoration of an old colour slide file from my youth. The boys in the photo are myself and my best friend Tim. I presume the photo was taken by my father.

In fact the slide - now almost 40 years old, is in remarkable shape. The scan itself was done by a cheapy machine, so better results could be obtained with a higher quality machine. But nonetheless the actual slide was pretty good. I didn't even touch anything up. I just boosted the fading colours and increased contrast a bit, added a vignette and a frame and presto...

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