Coming across an old photo can make you laugh, cry or get surprised. While our grandparents did not come across digital cameras, their craze for taking photos never came down. It is a great thing that they took photos as without these pictures, we would never know how they looked like when they were young and our grandparents would not have any proof other than these photos to show how beautiful or handsome they were in there twenties.

To bring old pictures back to life you can go in for image editing and Picture Restoration Phoenix lab is doing wonderful job in this area using the latest techniques in picture restoration.

Many high-tech scanners are coming up in the market with inbuilt photo restoration software and you can try picture restoration at your house itself and then go to a professional picture restoration lab if are not happy with the quality.

Try it yourself picture restoration techniques

  • Present day high resolution scanners are capable of doing the scanning and comes along with the required software to help you do the photo editing like cropping pictures, changing the color and contrasts. If your are planning to learn photo restoration, you can go for more sophisticated scanner like flatbed scanner which has the ability to restore large batches of pictures in a short period of time and nearly to perfection. Many advanced scanners come with inbuilt hardware that has the ability to hold negatives or slides in the right angle. Before you start with editing, clean your hand and the glass and keep them dry.
  • Choose the right resolution for editing your picture. Keep in mind that lowers the resolution the blurrier the picture would be when it is enlarged. Select a resolution of 300 dpi or more when you save your photos.
  • If your pictures are covered with dust, scratches or creases then use the clone tool to remove unwanted things or makeup the damaged parts of the picture and fill in with what you want.
  • Always have a backup of the scanned picture and save it in TIFF format so that it is available even when you access it after 10 years.

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