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SAMS Teach Yourself Adobe® Photoshop® CS2 in 24 Hours by Kate Binder, Carla Rose

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Cleaning Up a Picture, Step by Step

As you can see in Figure 21.13, this picture has been ripped, faded, badly scratched, and generally beaten up. We'll go through this one step by step so that you can see exactly what happens at each stage. You can download this one from the website mentioned in the Introduction and follow along. It's called brothers.jpg.

Figure 21.13. This will take some work. (Photo courtesy of Suzanne Hecker.)

Try it Yourself

Restore a Badly Damaged Photo

To make this picture, or any other, look like new:

1.
Crop the image to remove the border, if there is one, and any unnecessary parts of the image. (Anything you remove ...

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