"Digital Restoration
from Start to Finish"
3rd Edition

by Ctein

Welcome to the supplemental content page for DIGITAL RESTORATION, 3rd Edition.

I'm offering this material for free, no strings attached. In return, please respect my rights; I put in a LOT of work writing this! This material is copyright by me and Focal Press (my publisher). You can download it for your own personal use, but you cannot redistribute it in any form. That means no reposting to your web site, no putting it out there as a torrent, no copying it to a friend, no emailing it to a co-worker.

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Any questions? Email me.

pax / Ctein

Supplement Links

sample photographs on which you can practice restoration techniques

Chapter 3 ~ Software Reviews

Chapter 6 ~ How to Repair a Stained Color Negative

Chapter 8 ~ How to Repair a Torn Negative

Chapter 9 ~ How to Stitch Scans Together

Chapter 11 ~ Examples

Chapter 12 ~ Photoshop Duotone and Photokit Print Toning

Software Reviews

AKVIS Coloriage

Asiva Selection

Color Mechanic



Digital GEM Pro

Digital GEM Pro Airbrush

Digital ROC Pro

Fluid Mask 3

Focus Magic

FocusFixer v2

Image Doctor

Mask Pro

Neat Image Pro+

Noise Ninja



Photoshop CS2 & CS4

Photoshop Elements 6/7

PhotoTune 2

Picture Window Pro v4 & v5

PixelGenius PhotoKit

PixelGenius PhotoKit Sharpener

Polaroid Dust & Scratches Removal

Profile Mechanic Monitor


1 ~ Repairing an Old Glass Plate

2 ~ Repairing Color with a Good Scan

3 ~ Mother and Child - A "Legacy" Restoration Job

4 ~ A Faded E-1 Slide

5 ~ Reassembling an Astronomical Glass Plate

6 ~ A Rare and Historic Old Polaroid

7 ~ Fixing a Photocopied Halftone

8 ~ Restoring an Almost-Blank Photo

9 ~ Restoring a Very Old and Large Print

10 ~ Restoring a Very Yellowed B&W Snapshot

11 ~ Restoring Faded Color Snapshots


Currently, there are none.

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