The Process of A Digital Photo Restoration

There is a new way to restore a photo and that is through the process of igital photo restoration. It can work miracles that will surprise you such as turning one faded old family portrait into a new image of seemingly modern class with high quality. This new process can work in different ways to give a photograph a timeless feel that makes it very personal and special. Getting through these transformations yourself is not difficult at all. Yes, it may seem hard to some people but you can learn ways to know which of the restoration tools you should use to make the whole process simple and easy.

The Rise of the Scanner

Before you perform the process of digital photo restoration, you need to scan the original photo or the film negative. This is a very critical step because it will eventually determine the potential of your photo restoration. In order to handle this step with ease, you need to get a high quality scanner that can best scan the original photo perfectly. There are several excellent scanners to choose from and you must observe which one can do best in providing you a clear and high quality original photo.

Scanning Software

There are many options of software to choose from to use in you scanner. Well, nowadays, most of them will work fine in all types of scanners. It caters to the capabilities of the scanner to work best in providing the best scanned photos of the original images.

Restoring Contrast

After scanning, the original photo, you can now make adjustments to achieve the best result in the whole process of digital photo restoration. You can lessen the strength of dark colors by slowly fading the contrast as it provides more light to the dark photos.


Once you were able to adjust the basics, you can then use Photoshop to make the photos more attractive with color adjustments that will best suit the photos you want to achiever. Here, you can manually edit the photos to make it look more original and attractive.

These are the basic steps in doing the process of digital photo restoration. If you can’t still get enough of it, try to experiment more and use the basic steps in creating the best photo that you want to restore.

Tona Parrish