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Author Topic: Restoration Tip  (Read 3957 times)

Offline old.geezer

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Restoration Tip
« on: October 11, 2008, 05:29:39 PM »
I saw this mentioned the other day but can't find where, so here is the Video mentioned in that post.

http://www.planetphotoshop.com/old-repair.html


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Re: Restoration Tip
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2008, 05:33:01 PM »
:up: Good video tips Pete.
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Re: Restoration Tip
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2008, 08:20:30 PM »
Peter, thanks for posting a very helpful video. I think with difficult photos that have parts missing, using the lasso tool and transforming works the best. I also learned something new on that video that you could lower the opacity of the transformation while moving the section into place. Always before, I  would OK the transformation and then lower the opacity to see if I needed to transform again. Dave Cross also made mention of using a slight feather, which helps prevent hard edges. I use this method a lot and with the use of short cut keys, it works pretty fast and looks better than cloning.
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