From: David B. <DavidB@nomail.afraid.org>
Subject: Re: Renovation of a photograph
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Subject: Re: Renovation of a photograph
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From: "David B." <DavidB@nomail.afraid.org>
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On 22/01/2018 23:32, David B. wrote:
> On 22/01/2018 22:47, Tony Cooper wrote:
>> On Mon, 22 Jan 2018 22:40:43 +0000, "David B."
>><DavidB@nomail.afraid.org> wrote:
>>
>>> On 22/01/2018 21:43, Tony Cooper wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:31:02 +0000, "David B."
>>>><DavidB@nomail.afraid.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On 22/01/2018 17:29, android wrote:
>>>>>> On 2018-01-22 17:12:41 +0000, android said:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 2018-01-21 18:10:00 +0000, David B. said:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> My elderly sister managed to send me a photograph today of our
>>>>>>>> grandfather. It was taken before he was killed during the first 
>>>>>>>> World
>>>>>>>> War.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Here is a copy of same:-  https://imgur.com/a/7XRdW
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> How best can the image be improved?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'm soo sorry for your loss! You're with no doubt a troll and that
>>>>>>> file is useless! But you could try the free version off Fotor Photo
>>>>>>> Editor provided that you could get a better scan of the original. It
>>>>>>> seems to have some useless features. Report back to the group and 
>>>>>>> let
>>>>>>> us know how it goes...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> https://itunes.apple.com/se/app/fotor-photo-editor/id503039729?l=en&... 
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I downloaded the app meself and had a go... Do you want me to post 
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> result?
>>>>>
>>>>> Wow! Yes, please. :-)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I took a shot at it.  Mostly cleaned up, but I'm not happy with the
>>>> foot restoration.  I'd prefer to replace the background on the left,
>>>> but that table needs to stay there.
>>>>
>>>> https://photos.smugmug.com/AUE-Photos/i-PZK8MPx/0/245e38d0/O/2018-01... 
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Done in Photoshop (CC 2018)
>>>
>>> Wow! That's amazing. :-)
>>>
>>> Thank you so much, Tony. :-)
>>>
>>> May I send your copy to my sister?
>>
>> It's yours.  Download and do whatever you want with it.  I like a
>> challenge and the chance to play around in Photoshop.
> 
> Thank you, Tony. You are most kind. :-)
> 
> I will obtain the original photograph from my sister in due course and 
> scan it on my Cannon PSC. I'll then let you have a copy to play with 
> once again if you wish. How do you suggest that I pass same on to you to 
> maintain the best quality image for you to work on?
> 
> With kind regards,

No response received. :-(

You may view the scanned image here, should you so wish:-

http://www.mediafire.com/view/6q6mpjga2ja9eu2/Granddad%20scan.jpeg

Granddad is holding a 'swagger stick' in his left hand!

Thanks again for 'playing'! :-)

-- 
David B.