Restoring Old Photographs

by Art Bee November. 19, 2013 4825 views

I have been attempting old photograph restoration. There is a lot to learn. These are a couple of photos that are were in bad shape…..

Originals are the size of a stamp

This photo was torn and glued inside a plastic wallet photo keeper…
Approximately 1942
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Attempted restoration…

This photo was very badly damaged….
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Attempted restoration…

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G B 6 years, 7 months ago

wow! pretty neat!

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Dave 6 years, 7 months ago

It takes a lot of paioence and re-doing. Well done.

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Chris Cann 6 years, 7 months ago

Nicely done Art. Shows a lot of patience, something I have very little of.

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Yokai - 6 years, 7 months ago

Nicely repaired indeed ! You have a great skill !!

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Asiamack 6 years, 7 months ago

Great job well done! I envy your patience

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Sara G 6 years, 7 months ago

How wonderful that you can restore them to look presentable..good work!

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Patsy Abbey 6 years, 7 months ago

Really great work!

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
He Jie Xi 6 years, 7 months ago

wow, great work for precious photos!

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Finbarr 6 years, 7 months ago

Excellent work!

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Mujay 6 years, 7 months ago

perfect :)

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Bee 6 years, 7 months ago

What a great job on restoring these precious mementos. Now they can be cherished keepsakes for generations to come!

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Ann Garratty 6 years, 7 months ago

I would say you have done very well... I have done the same thing with some old family photos, and I know that it is jolly hard work!

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Gillian Parsons 6 years, 7 months ago

Great work.......these old photos are SO precious and with the wonders of IT can hopefully be kept for many years to come.

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
Marilyn Grimble 6 years, 7 months ago

You have done exceedingly well.

6 years, 7 months ago Edited
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