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  • Before and after image of Ocean Chelman, digitally restored by Carol Heath, Pixel By Pixel

Reconstructing the Past

By |November 7th, 2011|

The way we restore photographs today is quite different to the way images were restored before computers, but the concept remains the same.  Some restorations are purely objective;  the image has obvious damage with an obvious restoration solution.  Spots, tears and scratches are repaired, mould and stains removed and sometimes, the ‘jigsaw’ is pieced back […]

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Photo Restoration and Retouching Books I LOVE!

By |October 28th, 2011|

Apart form one short  course back in 2000, I am completely self taught when it comes to Photoshop. I learnt from necessity when I was teaching in high schools, staying just one step ahead of my tech savvy students. It wasn’t until I started my business and in particular restoring photographs that I realised how […]

  • Digital Photography: It's Child's play

Digital Photography: It’s Child’s play

By |October 26th, 2011|

Yes, Literally!  Child’s play.

I needed a few texture images  yesterday for an editing project so grabbed my camera and ran outside to take a few shots   My four year old daughter followed with the Dora The Explorer camera she received for Christmas last year.  This particular camera won’t win any prizes for it’s picture […]

  • Wedding Photography by Carol Heath

Matthew and Lisa’s Wedding

By |October 13th, 2011|

There are some amazing wedding photographers out there.  I am not one of them. 😕

Early in my career I worked as a portrait photographer and whilst I still shoot some portraits, I find myself mostly in front of the computer screen editing images for other photographers or photographing products.  But when my niece rang and asked for a […]

  • hand coloured image by Carol Heath, Pixel By Pixel

A touch of colour to brighten your day

By |October 12th, 2011|

I don’t remember when I first fell in love with photography but I do know it was at a very early age.

There are a few photos that I remember fondly from my childhood.  One of them is my parents’ wedding photograph which originally hung on the lounge room wall of the family home but was […]

  • The Book of Giving

The Book Of Giving

By |May 4th, 2011|

Last year I was very fortunate to be involved in a very small way, with the creation of this amazing book of inspirational quotes, “The Book Of Giving”.

This little pink book of quotes about life, love, family and friendship was created by entrepreneur, Gabby Cox with a little help from a network of family, friends […]

  • Beblicious moses basket

Just Bebelicious!

By |April 28th, 2011|

Wow!  Did I have fun with these images.  The lovley Jen from Bebelicious has recently launched her New Zealand web site with an Australian site soon to follow.  Here you will find a great range of vintage inspired moses baskets.

Jen’s brief did include the deep etched product shots that you would expect to see on […]

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Li’l Miss Chelsea

By |January 25th, 2011|

I was looking forward  to Christmas just past.  A chance to travel ‘home’ to the farm in beautiful Nowendoc, NSW where I grew up; to breathe the fresh mountain air, to see my family,  and to meet the newest member of our family,  Li’l Miss Chelsea.

I just couldn’t resist the chance to photograph this very […]

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It pays to sit up the front!

By |January 22nd, 2011|

Last May, at very late notice I was asked to fill in for a speaker who had fallen ill, at the VAFHO State Conference in Yarrawonga.  I made my journey to Yarrawonga early in the morning and proceeded to set up in the large room which had been allocated for my presentation. There was still […]

  • Restored image of Signalman H.W.D. Butler

Signalman H.W.D Butler, Camel Corps

By |December 15th, 2010|

I come across some lovely photographs with my restoration work and this one is certainly no exception.

The original photograph is dated 1917 and family records indicate that the subject is Signalman H.W.D. Butler, Royal Corp of Signals Reserve of the Camel Corps, 53 Welsh Division, General Allenby, British Forces, Palestine Campaign.

The original photograph was presented […]

  • Wee Willie Winke, befora and after image

A website makeover

By |December 6th, 2010|

I’m not the only one who has had a website makeover of late.  Some of my wonderful clients have realised the value of having great images on their websites and have sent their photographs to me for a little bit of sprucing up.   It’s amazing the difference that edited images can make to the appearance […]

  • Recruiting/enlistment event at Dorrigo, NSW in 1915. Image restored by Carol Heath, Pixel By Pixel

Welcome to the Pixel By Pixel Blog

By |November 24th, 2010|

The new Pixel By Pixel site has been live for two months now so I thought it was about time the Pixel By Pixel Blog came online too. Here I would like to share with you a selection of the images I am fortunate enough to restore and retouch, as well as the occasional tutorial […]