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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On 24/01/2018 20:46, Savageduck wrote:
> 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>
> 

That is FANTASTIC!  :-)

THANK YOU!

--
David B.