Correct and Sharpen Damaged Pictures with PhotoShop


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Fixing mold damage

Mold on an image when digitized will just look like a stain, and that's how you will tackle it--like you would any other stain. Just a quick word of caution about mold on a photograph: inactive mold on an original is usually powdery and dry, but the right amount of humidity can cause it to become active again. For the safety of all your other photographs, keep the original quarantined in its own archival container, and be sure to thoroughly clean the scanner bed and allow it to completely dry before scanning any other photographs. Let's have a look at this photograph with mold on it.

You can see this mold is a dark brown with a light ring around it. And we're going to try first a Black & White adjustment to see if we can reduce the appearance of that mold. Go down to the bottom of your Layers panel and select the Create a new fill or Adjustment layer icon, the black- white guard here, and select Black & White. Now go up to your Presets. We are going to scroll through to ...

Fixing mold damage
Video duration: 5m 20s 3h 53m Intermediate

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Fixing mold damage provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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