Reducing dot patterns in printed photos


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Reducing dot patterns in printed photos

Another type of texture occurs on pictures from a newspaper. Newsprint is made up of patterns, either dots or crosses usually, called moray. This newspaper photo of my parents' wedding is an extreme example because the photo is so small the newsprint pattern dominates the details, like the facial features. There's no way to make a newsprint picture look like a pristine, just-out-of-the- camera photo of course, but we can try to get a little detail back-- even if it's a little soft and blurred. The technique will be basically the same as for regular paper texture, but with different settings.

Open your image and duplicate the original layer using Ctrl+J on a PC or Command+J on a Mac. Go to Filter > Blur > Surface Blur and move your sliders around to find which are the best for your image. All the images will be different. For this particular image, I'm going to keep the Radius a bit low, around 3 again, and take the Threshold up to around 105, or thereabouts. 104 is g...

Reducing dot patterns in printed photos
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Reducing dot patterns in printed photos provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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