March 2018

Monthly Archives

  • Class photo: Stavanger, Norway, 1939 or 1940

    Slowly move the slider back and forth to compare the Before and After! Facial reconstruction Since the teacher’s face, except for a tiny section of his forehead, was completely gone, and there was no way of knowing what he had actually looked like, I had to use my knowledge of the time period and my […]

  • Customer Spotlight

    Slowly move the slider back and forth to compare the Before and After! Head Shot Makeover This photo had several issues the customer wanted me to correct—she wanted the dark blotches on the nose and the spot on her lips removed and to give the neckline a more pleasing appearance.

  • When Extra Help is Needed

    Slowly move the slider back and forth to compare the Before and After! Restoration and general make-over This portrait of my mother was in seriously bad condition. In addition to the usual suspects—cracks, fading, missing emulsion—the actual photography itself was less than appealing. The dark wall paneling made for a very ugly background and there […]

  • Ravaged by Time

    Slowly move the slider back and forth to compare the Before and After! Family portrait restored back to life. This studio portrait of a mother with her two children required extensive restoration, including facial reconstruction around the daughter’s eye and replacement of a missing eyebrow where the emulsion had been ripped off. Damage like that […]