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Photo Restoration: Damaged Black-and-White Images

via LinkedIn Learning


Shows how to give old black-and-white photos new life with image repair and restoration techniques in Photoshop.


  • Welcome
  • What you should know before watching this course
  • Using the exercise files
1. Evaluation and Planning
  • Evaluating the photo
  • Planning the restoration
2. Correcting the Stains and Fades
  • Fixing the color cast and stains by converting to black and white
  • Correcting the faded areas with Shadows/Highlights
  • Removing initial dust and scratches with the Dust and Scratches filter
  • Dodging and burning uneven, faded areas
3. Restoring the Physical Damage
  • Restoring the cracks and spots with Spot Healing Brush and Patch
  • Replacing a missing piece with Content-Aware Fill
  • Using Patch to correct bad cloning marks
4. Completing the Restoration
  • Adding some contrast and depth and a warm tone wash
  • Sharpening
  • Next steps

Taught by

Neil Rhodes


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  • Anonymous
    A superb informative easy too follow course pricing you with skills to restore a back and white photo.

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