Take a look at the image on the left, down in the lower
right hand corner.There you'll see the
words "Circa 1887".Now think
about how careful you'd have to be if someone handed you a 126 year old photograph
and asked if you could restore a family heirloom, a piece of history, the only
known shot of great great granddad.The
paper would be as stiff as an overly starched shirt and would flake tiny pieces
off with just about any movement.As you
can see, the photo, at some point was folded and probably stuffed into
someone's pocket or wallet.Putting the
photograph into a flatbed scanner would probably do more harm than good.I don't know if shooting it on a copy stand
would give enough detail to resurrect a usable starting point.How one image became the other is actually
easier than you might think.To find out
what was done to convert one image into the other, hit the "Read
If you're looking through the blog and you see a shot that catches your fancy, it's probably for sale as a limited addition, signed and numbered print.
All prints are large format, starting at 16 x 20 and going up. Leave a note with your email address and we can discuss which prints are available, which are sold out and those that will never be available.
Prints can be purchased either mounted or mounted and framed.
Corporate purchases of multiple copies of prints are available.