The Secrets to Restoring Old Photos

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Learn how to bring new life to old photos! Join Dave Cross for an in-depth look at various tools, techniques, and strategies for restoring old photographs. Dave starts with a look at options and considerations for capturing digital versions of your photos, then lays out his fundamental strategies for his restoration workflow. Dave builds on that foundation with a series of lessons that tackle the common scenarios you will encounter when working with old photos. From dealing with faded color to removing various types of spots to putting torn photos back together again, you’ll leave this class well prepared to tackle your next restoration project.

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Capturing Your Photo
Lesson 3 : Resolution for Capture
Lesson 4 : Capturing With a Camera
Lesson 5 : Scanning in Color or B&W
Lesson 6 : Keyboard Shortcuts
Lesson 7 : Adjustment Layers
Lesson 8 : Using Camera Raw
Lesson 9 : Faded B&W Photos
Lesson 10 : Faded Color Photos
Lesson 11 : Putting Pieces Together
Lesson 12 : Dealing with Spots
Lesson 13 : Dealing with Missing Pieces
Lesson 14 : Unwanted Elements
Lesson 15 : Creating a Texture
Lesson 16 : Dealing with Motion Blur
Lesson 17 : Dealing with Discoloration
Lesson 18 : Conclusion

Dave Cross | Photoshop Hall of Famer & One of the Original "Photoshop Guys"

Dave Cross

For over 25 years Dave Cross has been helping creative professionals get the most out of their Adobe software. He has a Bachelor of Education, is an Adobe Certified Instructor, and is a Certified Technical Trainer. Dave is known for his engaging style, humor, and ability to make complex topics easy to understand. Dave was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2009.

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