Books & Videos

Table of Contents

Chapter: Get started on your first project with tips on setting up your workspace for efficiency, digitizing, and importing your images. Also learn the critical task of analyzing the damage to your project image.


01m 49s

Setting Up Your Workspace

05m 38s

Importing the Image

04m 32s

Analyzing the Damage

06m 19s

Chapter: Learn the foundations of photo restoration and discover the most used tools and techniques in Photoshop for this work, including the Clone Stamp tool, Spot Healing brush, and Content Aware Move tool. Create and manage layers for a clean, well-organized project.

Working with Layers

08m 29s

Clone Stamp Tool

05m 4s

Spot Healing Brush

05m 32s

Content Aware Move Tool

03m 38s

Chapter: Learn how to use different techniques for correcting exposure. Many of the images you will be working on will have improper exposure values and knowing how to properly correct them will save you time and work.

Camera Raw Filter

06m 48s

Adjustment Layers

08m 3s

Chapter: Learn about color balance and color temperature. Fix improper white balance using the Camera Raw filter in Photoshop, photo filters, and adjustment layers. Also, learn how to restore the RGB channels to a grayscale image, which gives you access to filters and effects not available to grayscale images.

Changing Grayscale to RGB

05m 29s

Correcting White Balance

04m 7s

Photo Filters

04m 48s

Saturation and Detail

08m 52s

Chapter: Fix smaller imperfections such as scratches and cracks, and remove specks of dust. Combine different methods and techniques to correctly fix this damaged or missing data.

Removing Dust and Scratches

06m 39s

Removing Cracks

06m 52s

Chapter: Learn different methods for removing stains caused by water damage, rust discoloration, or mildew including a very powerful but under used technique.

Magic of the Color Layer

06m 14s

Removing Stains with the Content Aware Move Tool

02m 26s

Chapter: Put all the techniques together plus some news ones such as Transform and Warp, as well as “borrowing” from other photos. Learn how to replace or repair large sections of missing data and how to blend your layers so as to leave a seamless correction.

Advanced Clone Stamp Tool Techniques

08m 46s

Borrowing Parts of a Photo

11m 32s

Chapter: Learn how to make the final color and contrast adjustments to your completed restoration, discover methodologies on cropping and straightening images, and learn how to save your masterpiece in the correct format for its intended use, whether it is web or print.

Final Adjustments Layers

04m 55s

Crop and Straighten

05m 34s

Save for Printing

08m 29s