Category Archives: Restoration and Retouching

Digital Star Design: Photo Restoration Before and After

I was recently hired via Thumbtack by a client here in Austin. She wanted a photo restored of her mother as a child taken in 1961. The photo was small, about 3×5, and was in rough shape. It had been bent in half and had creases along the edges, as well as ink marks over...

Before and after, photo retouching

It’s been a while since I’ve done some photo editing and retouching work. This week, I completed two separate projects! The first is from Clickin’ Moms and involves a very cool project called Pay-it-Forward. Basically, you offer something for free to the community… a session, a gift certificate, or in my case, some picture plays…...

Digital Star Design: Restoration and Retouching

I offer restoration and retouching services including restoring old photos or cleaning up a newer photo (head swaps, lens glare removal, date stamp removal, or just exposure adjustments). I quote each project individually. Restoration Before and After: this client wanted a photo restored of her mother as a child taken in 1961. The photo was small,...

Digital Star Design Overview

I create custom holiday cards, birthday invitations, baby shower invitations, birth announcements, save the date announcements, senior pages, and thank you cards. I create custom message board signatures, avatars, and blinkies. I create custom collages in any size using multiple photos and/or scrapbook elements. I create digital scrapbook layouts in a variety of sizes. I...

Tips for taking better photos

With the holidays rapidly approaching, you may be thinking about your holiday card and how to get that perfect shot for your family photo. Most of us can’t afford professional photographers but I do urge you to think about hiring one at least once, especially if you have young children. As I’ve learned more and...


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