From: Savageduck <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>
Subject: Re: Renovation of a photograph
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On Jan 24, 2018, David B. wrote
(in article <xG3aC.521993$hn.138347@fx07.fr7>):

> 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&...
> > > > > > > > =12
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > 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...
> > > > > pg
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > 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'! :-)

It would have been nice to have that as a .TIFF, but no matter. Here is what 
I came up with.

<https://www.dropbox.com/s/wngnfgyqybjh093/Granddad-E2.png>

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Regards,
Savageduck