Photos with tears and scratches to be repaired.
Many photos have led a difficult life and have the scars to prove it ! Scratches or tears can sometimes hide significant parts of a photo. Usually it is clear from the photo what is missing. Sometimes it is necessary for the restorer to use his/her imagination.
Often a gap in a photo can be repaired by copying another part of the photo that has not been damaged. Sometimes we borrow from another photo. There are many ways of overcoming seemingly insuperable problems. Even if the damage is very severe, don't assume that there is no hope. Let us see the photo and advise you on what can be done.
| Here is a fine military figure|
in a very poor state - being held
together by sellotape ! We were
able to restore him to a state
his regiment would be proud of .
This restoration cost £60.
| A tear can be so severe that it goes|
through the whole photo. You may be
tempted to try and join the pieces together
before scanning them and emailing the
result to us.
In fact, it is usually better to scan the two pieces
separately and let us have them so that we can
join them together in the computer.
A restoration job like this is likely to cost
somewherein the range of £30-50 depending
upon how much damage there is in addition
to the major tear.
|The cost of a restoring a photo |
with cracks or scratches depends
very much on where the damage is.
In this photo, the damage was not to
the face, so it wasn't too difficult.
This restoration cost £25.
|Here is a torn photo where|
there was damage to the
face but not through the
important facial features,
so this was not too difficult.
The unwanted lettering was
A repair like this would cost
You can see more examples of torn and scratched photos succcesfully repaired on our Examples Blog page on this website.
Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org