Just The Two of Us, editing and changing a photograph
This recent project undertaken by restoringyourpast.co.uk is a great example of what can be done when the only picture you have from a really memorable day is spoiled by background clutter and poor composition. You could dress up again, and go back to the same place to retake the picture, but it's far easier to contact me!
You can't go back and take it again! ... or can you?
You already have great pictures in your collection, they're not framed because something spoils them, so why not let restoringyourpast.co.uk bring out that fantastic image.
For projects similar to this the timescale below is available
Work on image started after quote is approved
Watermarked proof emailed back to client within two hours
Proof approved, paypal invoice sent & paid
High resolution file with watermark removed returned to client ready to take to the nearest photo lab.
The Client Brief
Remove all of the distracting background detail, cars, signs on the tarmac, and gutter.
Position both figures in the centre of the image area.
Make sure both figures are on the same level.
Decrease the space between the two figures by half.
The image is cropped too close to the head so add more height to the photograph.
The original 1200dpi scan The finished edited photograph
The final image presented in a graphic frame
Below is the Proof Image that was emailed to the client for approval
The slideshow to the right shows some of the individual stages of the transformation.
Print advice and help after the project is complete
The client was sent print ready files for the three most common output sizes, 6x4, 7x5, and 10x8. I also suggested that portrait prints might suit the finished picture, so these were also produced allowing the client to see what size and orientation they preferred. Creative suggestions and helpful advice is an integral part of the high quality restoringyourpast.co.uk service.