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Q: How to remove food grease from 1979 snapshot ( No Answer,   3 Comments )
Subject: How to remove food grease from 1979 snapshot
Category: Sports and Recreation > Hobbies and Crafts
Asked by: paczki-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 17 Jan 2005 19:01 PST
Expires: 16 Feb 2005 19:01 PST
Question ID: 458973
How do I clean a picture developed in Dec 1979? I spilled food (I
think beef grease, but I didn't notice when it happened so I'm not
sure) on it in the last couple weeks and am not sure what would best
remove the spots so further damage doesn't occur from the grease and
NOT damage the photo
further (with whatever is used to clean it). The three small spots
with food are both greasy and kind crystallized.  The picture is on
Kodak paper and developed by Fox Photo. It's a snapshot of me age
4-1/2 with my baby brother age 2 weeks. Thanks!!!
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: How to remove food grease from 1979 snapshot
From: david1977-ga on 17 Jan 2005 20:08 PST
Really I have no idea. You could scan it and have the grease edited
off of it. If you were to scan it and upload it to then we could see the extent of the damage.
I myself am very experianced in photo editing.
Subject: Re: How to remove food grease from 1979 snapshot
From: monroe22-ga on 17 Jan 2005 21:21 PST
Try removing the spots with lighter fluid and a soft tissue, which harms nothing.
Subject: Re: How to remove food grease from 1979 snapshot
From: nelson-ga on 18 Jan 2005 09:53 PST
Go to a professional photo restorer.  It may cost, but if the photo is
special to you, it will be worth it.

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