Can Severe Or Extremely Damaged Photos Be Repaired?

Yes we can repair extremely damaged photos. Photos that are severely damaged like this can be the most challenging form of photo restoration there is when it comes to recreating excessive photo damage. We can restore large or small damaged, washed out areas, or faded areas can be filled in, replaced, or reconstucted, some important areas with large scratches like faces may be repaired.
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Photographs that need major restoration work:

Photo Preservation of your memories of torn photos with many rips and extreme damage You can see the complexity of the damage this photo has and how much work is involved in restoring extreme photo damage. I literally had to start by pouring the pieces of the photo out of the envelope mounting them in the right place like a puzzle, then i scanned the image and restored the digital file of the tears, empty areas, and many body parts had to be reconstructed. This before and after example shows the amount of extreme restoration work that was involved to remove and repair the heavy damage of this picture. This image doesn't really show the real scope of the massive damage or the complexity of this restoration job.
To fix this severely damaged photo was a challenge, I truly enjoyed restoring it.

The cause of this damage was that this photograph was eaten by their dog. The photo is the customers dad's first basketball score, truely a historical family piece to treasure.

Photo incased in thick varnish

Next example this black and white photograph has extreme photo damage, it was completly incased with thick yellowed varnish and mounted on wood, not a good idea.
The varnish became cracked, the photo had rips, tears, bubbles and many stains all over the print.

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Extreme Photo Damage

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Damaged Photo Repaired

How Can Photos become damaged?

Your photographs can get damaged by accident, time, the elements around us, this damage of your old black and white photos can become yellowed with age, mold can even eat away your picture, or mistreatment, like the photograph with the varnish above can damage your last remaining family photo you have.

The good news is, yes we may be able to repair your severe or extremly damaged photographs. To find out Contact Us Phone 905-383-4747

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