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Jude's avatar

I'd love to get this photo touched up (get rid of the rip). Could anyone help me?

Asked by Jude (32120points) May 5th, 2009
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crisw's avatar

It souldn’t be too hard for anyone with Photoshop or any other image manipulation program with a cloning tool. Here’s one tutorial for Photoshop, Here’s another, for GIMP.

amanderveen's avatar

Also, is that the highest resolution you have for the photo?

lefteh's avatar

There’s my best attempt. She is beautiful!

TitsMcGhee's avatar

I would take it to a local photo lab. You’d probably get better results with a professional (as opposed to a Walgreens or what have you). They can scan it at amazingly high resolutions too.

Jude's avatar

@amanderveen It’s a picture of my Mom that I scanned. The picture, as you can see, was in pretty rough shape.

@lefteh that actually looks pretty good. Thanks!

I think I’ll take Tits’ advice and take it a photo lab.

Dog's avatar

@lefteh- Awesome job.

SeventhSense's avatar

I took a shot-
Here’s my gift to Mom

SeventhSense's avatar

Your welcome. And regardless of what you do at least you have a couple starting points. The high resolution sofware that they have at labs is pretty amazing and I think it’s a fairly simple fix. FYI- that was done with free software. Ten years ago you would have needed Photoshop.

figbash's avatar

@lefteh -that was really nice of you to help!

lefteh's avatar

Thanks, but give SeventhSense some lurve too! He didn’t mangle her hand as badly as I did :P

SeventhSense's avatar

That was the hardest part as well as seeing where that fabric really is in relation to her face

lefteh's avatar

Yeah, for sure. I also tried to give her an ear where I imagine one was. That sort of succeeded.

SeventhSense's avatar

You’re braver than me. My usual approach is to pare down detail to a believable illusion rather than add anything

cooksalot's avatar

I’ve done touch ups for my MIL and some of her genealogy pictures. With Photoshop and the right technique it shouldn’t be a problem.

cooksalot's avatar

My MIL Original , Retouched
Annie Bell Original, Retouched

Just have to work in baby steps with lots of saves and I found saving in steps like working 1, working 2, working 3, really helps.

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