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9+ Photo Restorations That Gave Old Pictures A Second Chance

Do you have and old photograph you always wanted to restore? Perhaps it's from your parents or an old relative. Well, apparently there are experts out there who are so masterful at Photoshop that they can restore even badly damaged old photographs.

Here are some incredible restorations that brought back the magic of an old photograph right back to life.

1. This Vintage Class

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Oh my goodness, I can't tell you how much I love these types of vintage, black-and-white photos. I think they're so beautiful. I have one of my mom's I've always wanted to restore like this.

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2. This Damaged Piece

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Can you believe somebody is so good at Photoshop that they can restore a badly damaged picture like this one? I'm totally blown away by the detail they were able to bring back here. This is fantastic.

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3. This Old School Cool

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Doesn't this lady look so cool here? She definitely looks like she means business. I wouldn't want to mess with her. Now you can see so much more of her fierce personality with this restoration job.

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4. This Vintage Gem

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What a wonderful reminder of those ladies who served in the military. This is such an awesome picture that's definitely worth restoring. I'm thrilled to see it brought back to its former glory here. This is amazing.

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5. This Colorful Rendition

Reddit | abirhasnat95

How beautiful is this old photo of someone's grandma? I absolutely love photos like these. I'm so happy to see that whoever did this restoration was able to bring some color and clarity into this picture.

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6. This Fun Piece

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What a fun photoshoot this must have been back in the day, huh? I wish I could've been there to witness it. This restoration is absolutely mind-blowing. So many scratches, dents, and imperfections virtually disappeared here.

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7. This Sepia Grandfather Photo

Reddit | Odd_Slip_7040

This is the only surviving photo of this person's grandfather. So, needless to say, they really wanted it restored. I think the person who attempted this did a pretty dang good job at it. What do you think?

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8. This Color Transformation

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This vintage photo got a cool color transformation here. I still like the sepia look, but this new version made the picture less blurry for sure. This is such an interesting version of this old-school picture.

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9. This Cutie Pie

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Aww, how cute is this picture of such a sweet little girl? I bet her family was so happy to see this picture as it was meant to be seen. Such a wonderful job restoring this old gem.

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10. This Lost Gem

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Oh my, I would be so upset if a gorgeous picture like this was lost forever. Thankfully the masters who did this restoration job were able to bring it back to life. It's such a beautiful photo.

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11. This Retro Photo

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Here's another amazing old-school photo that needed a few touch-ups. It's really awesome to see that all the creases were taken away with this really cool restoration. This is one of those gems I absolutely love.

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12. This Fantastic Restoration Job

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Oh my, how awesome is this old school picture? Am I right? I love how you can see all the finer detail here in the after photo. And the fact that the color is much bolder now.

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13. This Vintage Beauty

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Oh wow, my mom had a similar hairdo back in the day, so this picture brings me so much joy. I can't get over how incredible this restoration brought all the clarity and detail here.

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14. This Adorable Shot

Reddit | RobBoblobula

This photo was clearly in need of a restoration. In fact, the artist working on it didn't even know what the image was — that's how bad it was.

"I didn't realize what the image was until I started working on it, such a sweet moment," the Reddit user said.

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I'm completely mesmerized by all these amazing restorations here.

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They must've brought so much joy to those who thought their pictures were lost forever. I would love to get a few old pictures of mine retouched like this. This is so mind-blowing.

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