Category Archives: Digital Restoration

Before and After: 35mm Acetate Film Stripping

As we have posted previously, we have had some success treating deteriorating 35mm negatives by stripping the gelatin image layer from its¬†acetate base. These are scans of the stripping project and experiments that we have been carrying out over the … Continue reading

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Digital Restoration of Painted Photographs

Before color film became widely available in the 1950’s, hand coloring photographs with various pigments was a popular way to artistically enhance or add realism to monochrome photographs.¬† In the case of portraits, over painting could almost completely obscure the … Continue reading

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