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Beginning Photo Retouching and Restoration Using GIMP by Phillip Whitt

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CHAPTER 6

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Dust, Light Scratch, and Stain Removal

In This Chapter

  • Digital Cleanup with GIMP

  • Removing Dust and Crud from Images

Digital Cleanup with GIMP

Many of the images you’ll work with will require digital cleanup and repair. GIMP is the perfect tool for removing dust from scanned slides (that is, the embedded dust that won’t come off when doing the pre-scan cleaning we covered in Chapter 2). Using GIMP, you’ll be able to remove unsightly small spots and scratches as well.

Removing Dust and Crud from Images

Older prints and slides often have embedded dust, small particles of dirt, etc. that will have to be digitally removed after scanning. ...

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