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Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847: Prelude to Hatred
Thomas Gallagher
Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
Jenny K. Blake
When in French: Love in a Second Language
Lauren Collins
Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job
Jesse Sostrin
Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing
David Hubel, Margaret S. Livingstone
Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer: A Creative Companion and Workbook
Harold Davis
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle
Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)
Roberto Valenzuela
Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner
Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
Jacob Silverman

Photo Retouching & Restoration For Dummies

Photo Retouching & Restoration For Dummies - Julie Adair King This was mostly about using Photoshop or a comparable program for retouching photographs, which was not my interest at the time. However, there were a couple of chapters on preserving and sharing photos. -- Consider using professional printing options, rather than drugstore or home printing for prints you want to archive.Ways to protect:1. Scan important pictures now.2. Work on copies, not originals.3. Save in a lossless format (tiff, not jpeg and gif). Save in jpeg and gif only after you're done editing, and only if you want to use the picture for some purpose that requires one of these formats. 3. Archive images on CD. 4. Catalog your image files. (ThumbsPlus from Cerious, or ACDSee from ACD Systems)5. Print on archival paper.6. Protect prints from the environment. Frame and display in a low humidity environment. The back of the frame should be sealed so that moisture and other contaminants can't get in. Or use archival boxes or albums. Do not store in basements, attics, garages. Check lightimpressions.com for photo supplies. 7. Use a matte with framed images. The matte should be archival, acid-free. Use archival tape to attach the edges of the photo to the matte, not glue. 8. Display photos out of direct light.9. Keep your fingers off. Use gloves.