How many faded, discolored, family photos do you have? Would you like to breath life back into them? Your Macintosh is built to excel at this kind of work. Let me show you how to quickly go from this:
The photograph I use in this example is from Drew Smith’s blog, Rootsmithing.com. You may recognize Drew as one of the Genealogy Guys. It’s the last photo made of his maternal grandparents and all of their seven children together. A treasured photo like this deserves restoration!
Two basic problems exist in nearly all old photographs
- Color Shift
Two simple adjustments will make your scanned photos look like new again
- White Balance
Open iPhoto and browse to a photo you would like to restore, then start the video below. Follow along with this video from the MacGenealogist Archives, pausing as necessary. In less than ten minutes you’ll learn how to rejuvenate your genealogy photos.
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