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Old photo
« on: Saturday 19 May 12 11:21 BST (UK) »
Can anyone do something with this image please.
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Re: Old photo
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 19 May 12 15:40 BST (UK) »
Hi and welcome to Rootschat...If you have the original photo.....for best results photos should be scanned in colour at a resolution of 300dpi and saved as best quality 100%...this one is only 72dpi and heavily compressed so a lot of fine detail is lost. You can post a file size of 500kb here.
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Re: Old photo
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 19 May 12 16:59 BST (UK) »
Wawwwww,That was good and quick,I have adobe photoshop 9 but I failed to get it that good,What did you use to get it so great.Regarding the original tes I do have it its a B/W one very poor condition though.
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« Reply #3 on: Saturday 19 May 12 17:09 BST (UK) »
You're welcome...I use Photoshop Elements 5 but I have been "Playing" with photos for five years so keep at it and you will get there with practise ;)
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Re: Old photo
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 19 May 12 17:30 BST (UK) »
thankyou very much,I will have to spend more time with Photoshop and find some old photos

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« Reply #5 on: Saturday 19 May 12 17:44 BST (UK) »
A good scan is the best way forward...in full colour and a minimum resolution of 300dpi...600 for very small photos.
There are some good tutorials online to give you a starting point...youtube is a good one....Just google "Restoring photos with Photoshop 9"
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Re: Old photo
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 19 May 12 18:22 BST (UK) »
Another.

Terry
g grandfather Thomas Borthwick 11/11/1882 - KIA 25/9/1915 aged 33 Kings Own Scottish Borderers

Brothers & cousins to Thomas (Both KIA same day)
Robert Johnstone Borthwick 1898 - KIA 24/3/1918 aged 21 North Staffordshire Regiment

George Lowden Borthwick 1899 - KIA 24/3/1918 aged 19 Royal Scots Fusiliers

gr Uncle Walter Combe b1893 - KIA 12/7/1915 aged 22  Kings Own Scottish Borderers

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Re: Old photo
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 19 May 12 18:42 BST (UK) »
Well I must say there are some clever people out there,Thankyou very much.can I ask you what software did you use?
Thanks.

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« Reply #8 on: Saturday 19 May 12 19:17 BST (UK) »
I used paint shop pro 9 for this one but I also have photoshop elements 6. I switch between them :)

Terry
g grandfather Thomas Borthwick 11/11/1882 - KIA 25/9/1915 aged 33 Kings Own Scottish Borderers

Brothers & cousins to Thomas (Both KIA same day)
Robert Johnstone Borthwick 1898 - KIA 24/3/1918 aged 21 North Staffordshire Regiment

George Lowden Borthwick 1899 - KIA 24/3/1918 aged 19 Royal Scots Fusiliers

gr Uncle Walter Combe b1893 - KIA 12/7/1915 aged 22  Kings Own Scottish Borderers

Census &  BMD information Crown Copyright  GROS - www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk