12th May 1820 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale.
11th May 1820 marks the 200th anniversary since the launch of HMS Beagle from the Woolwich Dockyard on the River Thames.
This moment was the beginning of a remarkable legacy of HMS Beagle, that would later carry a 22-year old naturalist, Charles Darwin.
The photo was taken on 8th May 1945 in London. Such a powerful, emotional image. They’ve grown up in a frightening world surrounded by devastation, which they would have considered normal.
I decided to colourise the black and white photo in celebration of VE Day 75th Anniversary.
Colourising beautifully brings an old photo to life, with every essence of emotion re-captured like it was yesterday! Traditionally coloured by hand, but is it possible to colourise photos with AI?
Today, we commemorate the fallen heroes of The Great War, who fought valiantly in the line of duty for our freedom. Unfortunately for one gentleman, Henry Birkett Shimelds sadly died a day before the signing of the Armistice that brought WWI to an end. How we wish he could have seen the day!
Displaying our favourite family photos around the home is something we all love to do. However, being exposed to sunlight for many years those precious moments are at risk of fading and discolouration. But can a sun faded photo be restored?
Sun fading is a common issue when displaying our favourite photos that are exposed to sunlight, over time it will damage the photo. Here is a 4 step guide: How to restore a sun faded photo.
Photo restoration enables us to preserve the visual memories of our ancestors. Every old photo holds it’s own story, and that moment deserves to be seen for future generations to come.
I’ve recently been learning how to use After Effects, so I thought I’d experiment with animating old photographs. Adding colour certainly makes an old photo more relatable but with the addition of animation, it will really give a sense of life.
One of the most important factors for achieving a good photo restoration result is starting with a high quality scan, as the quality of the final result is directly related to the quality of the supplied scan.
One of the most common issues when I receive an enquiry is supplying a low quality scan, so here is a guide ‘How to Scan a Photo for Restoration’ .
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