Faded pictures are never a hopeless case. Retouching old photographs with apps is easy. Take a look at which solutions we recommend.
Old photographs can carry so many precious memories. Depending on the type of paper they were printed on, or the colors used, they can also be very fragile and suffer damage easily. The restoration of these faded images can, however, be costly. One way around it is to learn how to do it yourself. Finding a free or extremely affordable tutorial online shouldn't be too difficult. You will be able to learn some practical skills and bring a breath of fresh air to the photos of your favorite grandma or your own baby pictures.
After you have absorbed the knowledge gained from tutorials, you can move onto the next step. Obviously, before you start to repair and retouch, you will need to properly scan your images. This can be done with the help of a specialist app and your phone camera. You'd be surprised how crisp the shots can be. You can achieve some pretty great results with such software and avoid the need to buy an expensive scanner. Simply capture as many photos as you like and get to work.
Of course, the most important part of the process will be the actual retouching of old photos. You can smooth out rough edges, fix damaged spots, give the images a more uniform appearance, and bring long lost details back to the foreground. With certain special effects, you can literally make them look new in a matter of minutes. Naturally, a process like colorization will take a lot longer but it can be well worth the effort. Some people have even made it into a wonderful hobby, giving color and new life to faded images from the Victorian era.
App RecommendationsTop recommendations by the AppGrooves community.
TouchRetouch is an app to remove unwanted content from photos in an instant.1M+ Downloads
Pixlr – Free Photo Editor
A free photo, collage and sticker editor.50M+ Downloads
Photo Scan App by Photomyne
Image Scanner - Scan old photos1M+ Downloads