Photo Restoration Slide Show by Eric Hatch


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Illustrations of what photo restoration can do for you and your pictures. Examples of some of the kinds of problems we can repair.

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Photo Restoration Slide Show by Eric Hatch

  1. 1. Photo Restoration by Eric Hatch Bringing Memories Back to Life
  2. 2. Where Do We Come From?
  3. 3. Where Do We Come From?
  4. 4. Where Do We Come From?
  5. 5. Where Do We Come From?
  6. 6. Where Do We Come From?
  7. 7. Where Do We Come From? That’s your great uncle Jack. He was SO handsome then!
  8. 8. Where Do We Come From? I was born in that farm house
  9. 9. Where Do We Come From?
  10. 10. Reuniting Loved Ones
  11. 11. Reuniting Loved Ones <ul><li>“ They’ve been gone so long, and now they’re together again!” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Historical / Genalogy <ul><li>Mr. Lincoln’s Funeral -- awaiting the cortege </li></ul>
  13. 13. Historical / Genalogy <ul><li>Project goal was to make every face identifiable </li></ul>
  14. 14. Settle Family Arguments! <ul><li>“ My dad said he rode a race horce on Guadalcanal. I said it was a donkey!” </li></ul>
  15. 15. Settle Family Arguments! <ul><li>“ Turns out it was a mule!” </li></ul>
  16. 16. Recreating the Past <ul><li>Composites are a specialty </li></ul>
  17. 17. It Stuck to the Glass!
  18. 18. It Stuck to the Glass!
  19. 19. The Horror of Scotch Tape! <ul><li>Scotch tape really harms pictures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discolors and darkens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Binds to the emulsion (actual image) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use acid-neutral artist tape and apply only to back of image </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Fixing Color Problems <ul><li>Bad dies and lousy chemistry in the 60s and 70s are destroying thousands of pictures. </li></ul><ul><li>Most Inkjet prints from 1990 to 2006 are doomed in less than 10 years </li></ul>
  21. 21. Cracks and Missing Areas <ul><li>Pastels like these were popular 1905 - 1930 </li></ul>
  22. 22. Cracks and Missing Areas <ul><li>Note how the shell on the bench was rebuilt </li></ul>
  23. 23. Cracks and Missing Areas <ul><li>And fading, and scratches, and scotch tape. OMG! </li></ul>
  24. 24. Cracks and Missing Areas <ul><li>“ My uncle owned that bar in 1904. And look at the Reds players taking it in!” </li></ul>
  25. 25. Water and Stain Damage
  26. 26. Photo Restorer Eric Hatch <ul><li>Hatch Photo Fix Website ( </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Located in S. Lebanon, OH near Cincinnati </li></ul><ul><li>Award-winning fine art photography </li></ul><ul><li>7 years doing photo restoration </li></ul><ul><li>Each project is unique </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing your memories back to life! </li></ul>