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For this weeks project we needed to restore an old photo. The one I used was an image of my husbands maternal grandmother. This is what I have completed for now, I know I need to really get in there and clean up around the edges to blend it in better.

I used these restoration tools: spot healing, healing, patch and cloning tools. I made some adjustment layers to adjust the color balance, levels and black and white. I also used the lasso to select an area (like the boy’s eye) and duplicated it to the other side. Boy, was that a challenge!

Here is the before:



And the after:


And here is the dance 2 image: