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Hi,
I am wanting to print out some of my photos to show older members of the family in a booklet I'm making them. This is one of my favourite photos but it's not very sharp - can anyone sharpen it please, or even - if you'd like the challenge - colour it please?

There were ten siblings. These are Beatrice on the left, Dora (the youngest, seated) and the only photo of my grandfather Harold as a child, he's about 9 or 10 I think. It was taken in Pimlico in about 1920, or 1921. Working class family, all living in a 2 bed flat. They must have dressed up for this photo!

I need it back in as high resolution as possible so that it'll print nicely. I'm hoping to use 300 Dpi.

Many thanks
Nic
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Re: One of my favourite Digby photos - can anyone sharpen it or even colour it pls?
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 31 January 21 23:25 GMT (UK) »
Lovely photo, I hope this resolution is OK. I'm not very technically minded so if you need anything changing, just let me know.
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Re: One of my favourite Digby photos - can anyone sharpen it or even colour it pls?
« Reply #2 on: Monday 01 February 21 01:59 GMT (UK) »
Lovely photo, I hope this resolution is OK. I'm not very technically minded so if you need anything changing, just let me know.
Pat

Thank you very much for this Pat. Much appreciated. x
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Re: One of my favourite Digby photos - can anyone sharpen it or even colour it pls?
« Reply #3 on: Monday 01 February 21 02:30 GMT (UK) »
I'm rubbish at colouring, so just some B&W work from me. :)
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Re: One of my favourite Digby photos - can anyone sharpen it or even colour it pls?
« Reply #4 on: Monday 01 February 21 02:32 GMT (UK) »
I'm rubbish at colouring, so just some B&W work from me. :)
Peter

Thatís a great improvement, thank you so much Peter.
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Re: One of my favourite Digby photos - can anyone sharpen it or even colour it pls?
« Reply #5 on: Monday 01 February 21 03:01 GMT (UK) »
Nice photo,  Nic.   

I don't know what is going on, but I amtrying to upload a variation in colour and it isn't showing on the thread - it shows on my computer!!    :-\ :-\


Ah ha - I think I know what it is. 

Nic, if you could always scan in colour scale rather than B&W, if gives the restorers more to work with.  I just converted it to colour and now the sepia 'sticks'.

Not brilliant, but hopefully an improvement on the original.
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Re: One of my favourite Digby photos - can anyone sharpen it or even colour it pls?
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Re: One of my favourite Digby photos - can anyone sharpen it or even colour it pls?
« Reply #7 on: Monday 01 February 21 11:11 GMT (UK) »
Both lovely, thanks. I see what you mean about the sepia. It looks nice.
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Re: One of my favourite Digby photos - can anyone sharpen it or even colour it pls?
« Reply #8 on: Monday 01 February 21 16:32 GMT (UK) »
Lovely photo. A version from me.
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