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Fond memory brings the light of other days around me.
Thomas More


Those Nice Bright Colors

Little boy on the beach faded 1960's snapshot Little boy on the beach cleaned up & colour corrected

1⋅ improve or repair (a painting, photograph, etc.) by making slight additions or alterations. Oxford Dictionaries Online

The Greens of Summer

Boy in the grass backyard snapshot with deteriorated colour and amateur compostition. Now the grassy image is reframed,  cleaned up and colour corrected

A snapshot can be improved immeasurably by removing the extraneous bits and recomposing the photograph. Finished with colour enhancement and a border, it's now suitable for framing.

"The New Baby"

A faded three generation photo. A little retouching brightens up this irreplacable family moment.

Grandpa and mom show off the new baby in a priceless snapshot taken with a cheap disposable camera.

"The Reader"

A little boy sits on a little chair in front of a metal barn reading in the sun. The scene is reframed,  cleaned up brightened and colour corrected.

Treated carelessly over the years, this little slide ended up dirty, scratched and faded. Retouching made it possible to salvage this precious moment.

"Duel on Ice"

This ringette duel suffers from low light and a poor exposure. With lighting adjustments and colour correction the sparks fly on the ice.

Lacking NHL quality lighting, the light level in the average arena tends to be fine for hockey, figure skating and ringette, but woefully inadequate for photography. Since the action is so fast and far from the spectators, your camera's flash simply is not up to the job. Now PHOTOSYNTHESIS digital retouch techniques can brighten your photographs and bring back the excitement.

"Oma's Baby Picture"

The original eighty year old photographic print. A close-up of baby's face shows the type of damage likely to be found on a print of this vintage.

Retouching isn't just for recent photographs.

The baby picture is reframed,  cleaned up and converted to a warmer sepia tone.

Because it had been well cared for over the years, this eighty year old baby picture was in extremely good shape. It only required elementary retouching to make an 8 x 10 blow-up.

"The Proud Aunt"

Aunty proudly displays her nephew in a 1950's worn out snapshot. Restoration and sepia tone have restored the sparkle to the picture.

Black and white snapshots can also be retouched. Printing in sepia tone can bring more richness of detail to light."

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Give us those nice bright colors
Give us the greens of summers
Makes you think all the world's a sunny day
Oh yeah
I got a Nikon camera
I love to take a photograph
So mama don't take my Kodachrome away