Image manipulation can be achieved in a large number of ways and for a broad range of purposes; Most of our clients come to us with imagery that has a particular value – be it sentimental, historic, artistic or monetary – and wish to either restore, enhance or recover their original appearance.
This process can be applied to analog images ( film, slides) digital images and reflective (prints) that you own and the result of this process can be later printed and/or stored in an archival manner.
Covers the aspects of recovering to the closest possible, the original appearance and feel of a particular image; It involves the use of pro-software and studio equipment by a dedicated artist, who combines technique and skills in order to achieve the best results possible.
Since it is a time consuming task performed by a skilled artist, the process of restoring an image varies in great manner, depending on the outcome expectations of our clients and the budget for the project.
This process is intended to achieve a more cosmetically pleasing image, it enhances the qualities of the image by creating a particular aesthetic effect.
Most of times retouching is applied to portraits to achieve a fashionable look or to remove certain imperfections; Tasks involved on this process include color correction, blemish/birthmark removal, skin smoothing, hair lightening/darkening, eye coloring, wrinkle softening and enhancing or modifying body parts or attributes.
Alteration of Digital Images:
Is used for the purpose of removing or adding to your image, people, objects or other elements in a way that will create a new image, usually this process requires 2 or more similar images to be merged into a new one.
Examples of this process include replacing a smile, exchanging someone’s closed eyes in a family portrait, insert a missing person in the image, include a pet, or simply for fun by distorting the features, perspective or look of an image.
Since these processes can be time consuming, all charges for these services are done on a per-hour basis and quoted before the start of the job.