Photo Restoration


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This Negative was so big, that I had to scan it in three parts and stitch it together using <a href=”http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshopfamily.html”>Adobe Photoshop.</a>
Scanned with a Epsom Scanner</p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”http://www.adobepress.com/articles/article.asp?p=1250483″>Stitching a Panorama in Adobe Photoshop CS4</a></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”>Scanned with a Epsom Scanner</p>
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<p style=”text-align: center;”>Scanned with a Epsom Scanner.</p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://tokelosheblog.wordpress.com/2008/12/03/my-ouma/”>My Ouma </a>
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<p style=”text-align: center;”>Scanned with a Epsom Scanner.</p>
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<p style=”text-align: center;”>Scanned with a Epsom Scanner.</p>
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<p style=”text-align: center;”>Werda School, Springs, South-Africa
My husband’s school-photo.
Circa 1960
Before restoration in <a href=”http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshopfamily.html”>Adobe Photoshop.</a></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><img src=”https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-jb-IX6D04E4/T490Om92Q1I/AAAAAAAAMLI/JH1a6e3iQaE/s954/photo.jpg&#8221; alt=”” width=”763″ height=”522″ />Werda School, Springs, South-Africa
My husband’s school-photo.
Circa 1960
After restoration in <a href=”http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshopfamily.html”>Adobe Photoshop.</a></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://tokelosheblog.wordpress.com/2012/01/06/c-j-b/”>My husband’s paternal grandfather</a></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://tokelosheblog.wordpress.com/2012/01/06/c-j-b/”>My husband’s paternal grandfather</a></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://tokelosheblog.wordpress.com/2012/01/06/c-j-b/”>My husband’s paternal grandfather</a></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://tokelosheblog.wordpress.com/2010/12/29/my-f-i-l/”>My Father in law
</a>Please click for more.</p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://tokelosheblog.wordpress.com/2010/12/29/my-f-i-l/”><img src=”http://lh3.ggpht.com/_RvmPURfGDmo/TRu1OUyWk7I/AAAAAAAAHb4/xlOc9u7Z-Gg/s640/JJB%20Circa%201940%20(S).jpg” alt=”” width=”395″ height=”640″ /></a></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://tokelosheblog.wordpress.com/2010/12/29/my-f-i-l/”>My Father in law
</a> Please click for more.</p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://tokelosheblog.wordpress.com/2010/12/29/my-f-i-l/”>My Father in law
</a> Please click for more.</p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a title=”Orphan Photo” href=”https://tokelosheblog.wordpress.com/2012/01/31/orphan-photo/”>Orphan Photo</a></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”http://www.scantips.com/restore.html”><img src=”http://media-cache8.pinterest.com/upload/161777811583992358_DKeIPsWF_f.jpg&#8221; alt=”” width=”299″ height=”373″ /></a></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”http://www.scantips.com/restore.html”>Restoration of genealogy photos</a></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B001E071A2/na8ayth4o-20″><img src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51xn2BtvFPL._SL500_AA300_.jpg&#8221; alt=”” width=”300″ height=”300″ /></a></p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B001E071A2/na8ayth4o-20″>Digital Restoration from Start to Finish</a></p>

 

My Grandmother and her family.
The negative is big, about 3″ x 5″.
Scanned in three parts and stitched together using Adobe Photoshop.
Stitching a Panorama in Adobe Photoshop
Scanned with an Epsom Perfection 1260

My Grandmother Pieteriza Cilliers (standing), my Great grandmother Christina Philippina Margareta Truter, My Great Grandfather Stephanus Petrus and their children Johanna and Frans van Ellewee. Cape Province, South-Africa . Circa 1911.
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After restoration in Corel Paint Shop Pro

Left to right: My Father, my Grandfather Jan Harmse Nieuwoudt,  my GrandmotherPieterizaCilliers van Ellewee and my aunt  Christina Philipina Magrieta Smit.
Circa 1939, The Parade, Cape Town, South-Africa.
The negative is big, about 3″ x 5″, scanned it in four parts and stitched together using
Adobe Photoshop.
Stitching a Panorama in Adobe Photoshop
Scanned with an Epsom Perfection 1260 Scanner

Left to right: My Father, he’s Aunt Alida Wilhelmina Smit (my Grandfather Jan Harmse Nieuwoudt Smit’s sister) My Father‘s  sister Christina Philipina Magrieta Smit.
Circa 1939, The Parade, Cape Town, South-Africa.
The negative is big, about 3″ x 5″,
I scanned it in three parts and stitched it together using Adobe Photoshop.
Stitching a Panorama in Adobe Photoshop
Scanned with an Epsom Perfection 1260 Scanner

My Great grandmother Christina Philipina Magrieta Truter.
Circa 1880.
This is the oldest negative that I have.
The negative is big, about 3″ x 5″. 


My Great grandmother Christina Philipina Magrieta Truter.
Circa 1880.
I scanned it in parts and stitched it together using Adobe Photoshop.
Stitching a Panorama in Adobe Photoshop
Scanned with an
Epsom Perfection 126Scanner

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My Great grandmotherChristina Philipina Magrieta Truter.
Circa 1940.
The negative is big, about 3″ x 5″, I scanned it in three parts and stitched it together using Adobe Photoshop.
Stitching a Panorama in Adobe Photoshop
Scanned with an
Epsom Perfection 126Scanner


My Great grandmother Christina Philipina Magrieta Truter.
Circa 1945.
The negative is big, about 3″ x 5″, I scanned it in two parts and stitched it together using Adobe Photoshop.
Stitching a Panorama in Adobe Photoshop
Scanned with an
Epsom Perfection 126Scanner


Werda School, Springs, South-Africa
My husband’s school-photo.
Circa 1960
Before restoration in Adobe Photoshop.

Werda School, Springs, South-Africa
My husband’s school-photo.
Circa 1960
After restoration in Adobe Photoshop.

My husband’s paternal grandfather
+- 70 Years old 
Circa 1948 
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My husband’s paternal grandfather
Circa 1954
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My husband’s paternal grandfather
Circa 1954
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Star Seaside Trip, Durban, South Africa, Circa 1942
My Father in law
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My Father in law
Braamfontein Circa 1940
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My Father in law
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Circa 1933


Anglo Boer War
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school-res

Orphan Photo
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Restoration of genealogy photos

Digital Restoration from Start to Finish

Pixlr Editor ( Free from Chrome)

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About Tokeloshe

Welcome and thank you for visiting. I have been happily married (sic) for 40 years, have one son, a loving daughter in law and three adorable grandsons. We have been in Canada for 20 years and are originally from South-Africa. My first language is Afrikaans. (Ek kan nog Afrikaans praat, lees en skryf.) I love scrap-booking, blogging and playing on the computer, also interested in photography, genealogy, reading, hiking, camping, arts and crafts.
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6 Responses to Photo Restoration

  1. Tammy says:

    That’s a lot of photos. You’re lucky to have access to them. I love that you are taking time to restore them.

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    • Tokeloshe says:

      I got a whole shoe-box full of photos, negatives, documents and mementos which my grandmother had kept.
      I also twisted my dad and my in law’s arms and have most of their photos, documents and negatives as well 😉
      It is very relaxing to do.

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  2. Tandy says:

    amazing old photo’s Tok 🙂

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  3. Naomi says:

    What an interesting insight into the past, Tok, so lovingly restored 🙂

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