Hi everyone, I was asked by a friend to restore an image that had severe nicotine stains. I tried, but have not been very successful (replace color etc...) Any assistance would be great! I also thought about converting the image to B&W to make the restoration less noticeable. Thank You!
P.S. I attached a low resolution jpg as an example. If anyone can help I can send you a high res image. I'll of course compensate you for your time!
Thank you for taking the time to answer my question.
With such widespread degraded photo quality, this will be a painstaking & tedious restoration project. Be patient, take your time with it.
I would start with Frequency Separation. See PiXimperfect's video tutorial below.
shoo... this would be quite a process and may even require complete repainting which requires quite a bit of skill to do and a lot of time. But it all depends on what level of restoration you require.
Unforunately that would take a lot of work as the entire photo would need to b rebuilt. This might not look exactly the same. Most likely you would need to provide other images of the couple from the same time period that are clean as well.
I doubt you find an easy solution and most people will charge a lot for this.
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