This Photographer Restores “Unrestorable” Photos, And The Results Are Amazing

Unknown Woman, Ca 1880

Before the age of digital photography, all we had were negatives and paper photos. The sad thing about it is that they tend to deteriorate over time – fading, cracking, ripping and slowly becoming almost unrecognizable. Lucky for us, there are talented people out there who dedicate their skills to restoring these fading old photos.

One of them is photographer Mario Unger (previuosly) from Austria, whose excellent Photoshop skills and profound interest in restoration have helped numerous people bring back old memories.

More: Mario Unger, Instagram, Facebook h/t: demilked

“Texas Couple, Ca 1900, One Of The Hardest Restorations And Colorizations I Did So Far. Working Time, About 15 Hours”

Old Man, Photo By C.m.bell Ca 1890. Library Of Congress, Glass Plate Negative

Not The Easiest Restoration

Mrs. Abraham Lincoln (Mary Todd), 1855

Westover Landing, Virginia. Officers Of 3rd And 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry Illustrating The Hardships Of War. 1862

Man 1890, Name K.c.holt, Photographer C.m.bell

The Photographers Daughter, C.m.bell 1870

Young Girl’s Photo Restoration

Antietam, Md. President Lincoln And Gen. George B. Mcclellan In The General’s Tent 3. Okt. 1863

Joseph Dore, Ca 1862

Arthur Morgan Chase, Ca 1916

Vintage Photo Restoration

Heavily Damaged Photograph, Ca. 1960

Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808 – July 31, 1875). The 17th President Of The United States

Vintage Photo Restoration

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