Create new from old series: Scan

27

NOVEMBER 2016

Scan old images.
Bigger photos.
Better display.

Sad story. Cannot see the faces.
That was the way of old photo storage. Grandma’s Brag book (there’s that word) was a popular 1970s way for people to store and show their family and friends. The BIG problem was very quickly the plastic crumpled and the photos were nearly impossible to see. The photos were very small and in those distant days that was as BIG as you could see them. The new way. The video below shows the starting point in creating great new and bigger photos. Subsequent videos will show How to retouch and restore them for GREAT viewing.
That was the way of old photo storage. Grandma’s Brag book (there’s that word) was a popular 1970s way for people to store and show their family and friends.
The BIG problem was very quickly the plastic crumpled and the photos were nearly impossible to see.
The photos were very small and in those distant days that was as BIG as you could see them.
The new way.
The video below shows the starting point in creating great new and bigger photos.
Subsequent videos will show How to retouch and restore them for GREAT viewing.

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Old camera

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Create new from old series: Part 2 Photoshop

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Create new from old series: Part 1 Scanning

Create new from old series: Scan 27 NOVEMBER 2016 Scan old images. Bigger photos. Better display. Sad story. Cannot see the faces. That was the way of old photo storage. Grandma's Brag book (there's that word) was a popular 1970s way for people to store and show their...

Create art from old photos

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Tip: photos stuck together

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