Photograph Manipulation

Creating an imaginative portrait out of two photographs


A wonderful idea for a photo montage from a client, combining an old photo and current photo to create a new portrait celebrating a friendship that has lasted a lifetime. The two photos were scanned, "deep-etched" which means carefully digitally extracting from the background and combined together with a custom cloudy studio-type background. The [...]

Remove elements, create new portrait


Careful removal of the bride and groom from this old wedding photo creates a wonderful photo portrait of the parents; my client's husband had sadly passed away and she did not have a good portrait of the two of them from this family wedding. The background curtains were extended and the end result was [...]

Gift Photo Collage


A beautiful custom-designed collage, all photos enhanced, restored, colour-corrected & placed on an artistic background. Very unfortunately my client had many of her precious family photos damaged by flood waters. She managed to salvage some and came to me with a request to create a special gift for her children. The photos were carefully [...]

Sepia photo restoration


A wonderful historical photo of a young Australian 5th Light Horse Trooper from World War I. Unfortunately the photo was quite damaged with torn and faded areas, spots and scratches. I often source similar historical photos for visual inspiration on the internet if elements of the photo are so damaged that they have to [...]

Digitizing a Family’s Historical Photo Collection


This was quite a big project undertaken earlier this year, the client had quite a number of absolutely beautiful very old photographs from the early 1900's as well as numerous small photos up to the 1960's and a few old yellowed newspaper clippings. Her wish was for the collection of photos to be safely [...]