Author Archive for: ‘Brent Di Cesare’

Old Boat Photo Restored

We’ve had some real excitement and pondering with this recent photo restoration that it only seemed right to share the work so that we could one, display an interesting photo, and two, see if anyone can identify the mystery boat? The old photo of the boat below is the photo the client sent us to work on and all we …

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Free Photo Restoration

Photo restoration is like most things in life – you can pay for a top quality item or you can seek out quick and easy shortcuts that are accessible and free for everyone. This blog is about making photo editing available to everyone with our quick, easy and most importantly, free, guide. First of all forget Photoshop, you don’t need …

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Old Football Ground Photos Part Two

This week we’re looking at old football grounds again. Having looked at Arsenal’s old ground Highbury last time it seemed fair and right to look at Tottenham this week, so as not to appear biased in the hotly contested North London rivalry. Above we have an old restored photo of White Hart Lane, Tottenham Hotspur’s ground, dating back to 1932. …

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Death of the photo album

Having commented about this very subject in a previous blog a few weeks ago it wasn’t such a big surprise to read an article in the Metro newspaper today commenting on this today. Samsung have run a recent survey comparing the traditional photo album to more modern ways of storing photos and not surprisingly technology is winning hands down. Apparently …

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Guest Photo Blog

Following on from last weeks photo scanning post I’m pleased to draw attention to our guest blog on the stock xchng photo website. We completed a guest blog for them last week which basically gives an easy to follow guide on how to scan larger photos that are two big for your scanner. Using the GIMP photo editing package, which …

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Scanning Photos

Scanning photos is a far more accessible task than it was a few years ago and the reality is that once you have your scanner settings setup correct the process is rather straight forward. You place the photo on the scanner, hit the button and there you have it. But what if the photo is too large for the scanning …

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Remove a person from a photo

To remove a person from a photo may seem like quite a difficult task. However, with a bit of care and planning it can be achieved with flawless results. Looking at the original photo on the left, we have an old photo dating back a number of decades that’s been scanned in and restored to look as fresh and clean …

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FA Cup Photo

This old FA Cup photo dating back 100 years exactly seemed an appropriate photo to show for this weeks blog. It being FA cup weekend I found this photo online and having improved the colouring and removed a couple of areas of damage the photo holds up well considering it’s one hundred today. It’s also quite apt that the winners …

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Summer’s Here?

What an invigorating day and let’s hope summer’s here! Being out and about in the sun enjoying the outside has been such a rarity the last few years that when we do get some sun it makes such a difference to your overall wellbeing. So bring on the summer! by Brent Di Cesare

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Jedi Photo Trick

Being a big Star Wars fan this was a little ten minute Jedi photo trick I was working on the other night that I really enjoyed. Essentially you start with a picture of Obi Wan Kenobi and end up with Jedi Master Brent – that’s me by the way – in the space of three pictures below. The concept works …

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