Black and White Photo Restoration with AKVIS Retoucher and MultiBrush

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Tutorial: AKVIS Retoucher

Black and White Photo Restoration


This example of photo restoration has been sent by Laval Yan.

Original Image Result

Laval Yan applied AKVIS Retoucher at the initial step of retouching to remove scratches from a black and white photo. At the second step of the photo restoration he used the retouching tools of AKVIS MultiBrush.

Black and White Photo of a Girl

Let's look into the initial stage of the photo restoration in detail.

To remove the scratches with AKVIS Retoucher you need to define the area for retouching, i.e. select all the defects of the black and white photo. Activate the Selection Brush and paint over the scratches.


Press the button to start the process of photo restoration.

When AKVIS Retoucher is through with its job, click on the button to save the result of the photo restoration. After the first step we obtain a photo with no scratches:

After AKVIS Retoucher

At the second step of the photo restoration we use AKVIS MultiBrush retouching tools. To remove small defects you can apply Stamp , to darken some parts of the image you can use Darken , to brighten some fragments you can use Lighten , to blur some areas activate Blur .

Black and White Photo after Restoration
How It Works How It Works
   — Workspace — Workspace
   — Using the Program — Using the Program
   — Toolbar — Toolbar
   — Parameters — Parameters
   — Vignette — Vignette
   — Preferences — Preferences
   — Batch Processing — Batch Processing
Examples Examples
   — Removing Large Objects — Removing Large Objects
   — Restoration of an Old Family Photo — Restoration of an Old Family Photo
   — Lioness in a Cage: Removing Rods — Lioness in a Cage: Removing Rods
   — Restoring a Picture of a Boy — Restoring a Picture of a Boy
   — Prepress Processing — Prepress Processing
   — Daguerreotype Portrait of 1893 — Daguerreotype Portrait of 1893
   — Portrait of a Child — Portrait of a Child
   — Historical Photo: a Gypsy Band — Historical Photo: a Gypsy Band
   — Badly Damaged Photo — Badly Damaged Photo
   — Remove Stains from Grandpa Photo — Remove Stains from Grandpa Photo
   — For the Mother's Day — For the Mother's Day
   — Restoration of a Boy's Photo — Restoration of a Boy's Photo
   — Retouching Photos in 7 Steps — Retouching Photos in 7 Steps
   — Old Photo from Photoshop Samples — Old Photo from Photoshop Samples
   — Ukrainian Family — Ukrainian Family
   — Baby Photo Restoration — Baby Photo Restoration
   — Black and White Photo Restoration — Black and White Photo Restoration
   — Removing Unwanted Details — Removing Unwanted Details
   — Removing Tattoos — Removing Tattoos
   — Building Up Images' Borders — Building Up Images' Borders
   — Repairing An Old Torn Illustration — Repairing An Old Torn Illustration
   — Ladies' Man: Removing Lipstick Stains — Ladies' Man: Removing Lipstick Stains
   — Improvisation: Dance of the Little Swans — Improvisation: Dance of the Little Swans
   — Moments of the Past — Moments of the Past


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