Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Flipping an image, part of Photoshop CS6: Restoring Photos.
When you capture a digital photograph, you don't really need to worry about …whether the image is backwards. Unless you flip it, it's going to appear …in the correct orientation. But with an analog image you don't have …that assurance. It's very easy to print an image …backwards, for example, or to have a copy inverted in some way. …And so whenever possible it can be a good idea to look for clues that might …indicate that an image needs to be flipped. …For example, with this photo, we can see that there was some writing, probably on …the original print or perhaps on the glass plate, and that indicates 435, but …it's written backwards. Immediately, you might assume that the …image needs to be flipped and you'd actually be correct in this case, but its …a very good idea not to jump to that conclusion.…
Because you don't necessarily know on which side of the image that writing was written. …For example, on the glass plate it could've been written on the back of the …image and simply be showing through. For this image, fortunately, we have …
- Choosing your source image
- Adding metadata
- Image restoration strategy
- Working with layers
- Evaluating before and after
- Tonal and color adjustments
- Image cleanup
- Adjusting detail
- Saving the master image
- Creating a print or online version
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Tonal Adjustments
3. Color Adjustments
4. Targeted Tonal and Color Adjustments
5. Image Cleanup
6. Adjusting Detail
7. Finishing Up the Image
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