Some time ago I did a Photoshop restoration of these scanned photos of my grandmother as a little girl.  For the Portrait theme this week,  I used  Bonnie’s dreamwonder texture on the unrestored photo.


Linking to
Photo Art Friday
Weekly Top Shot


36 Comments on “Della”

  1. TexWisGirl says:

    look at that hair! how sweet!

  2. I love this, Pat!! I was thinking of some old photos I had of my grandmother. these though are just gorgeous!! BEautimously rendered.

  3. Jim says:

    What a treasure to have, Pat. Look at those eyes!

  4. Pat these are beautiful. Such a treasure to have!

  5. How very sweet, with those sparkling eyes! I love how you treated the photo.

  6. I love what you did with these! What a wonderful family photo.

  7. What a cute post in the photo and it is nice you are restoring the images.

  8. These are fab Pat. I really need to spend time with photoshop. I just can’t get into it for some reason. Not sure if I’d use it either. Hmmm. Margie

  9. Oh my goodness these are wonderful. So nostalgic and charming. Love the big bows in her hair and the impish look on her face.

  10. what a beautiful photo of your grandmother

  11. Oh how very sweet and precious. Wishing you a great day Pat! Sharon

  12. Nancy says:

    Awwww, love her hair! Great job Pat!

  13. Bonnie says:

    These are real treasures! Beautifully restored and edited. Love the sweet satisfaction with herself displayed in her lovely smile.

  14. Molly says:

    This is superb. She appears to be really enjoying her photo shoot and wow the hair, I bet that took some skill.


  15. Tricia says:

    They both look wonderful! =)

  16. Leovi says:

    Yes, I like those precious old photos!

  17. Fergiemoto says:

    How precious to have these lovely photos of your grandmother! They are to be cherished.

  18. Roxi says:

    What a great photo. Fabulous.

  19. ormbunke says:

    beautiful portrait. Really modern. Ha de gott i helgen.

  20. DRODDEL says:

    Wow, I love this photo of your grandmother! And nice job with the texture here!

  21. I agree.. a treasure to have….

  22. so nice to have a photo like that. Nice work too.

  23. BiTi says:

    I absolutely love old photos and your art work.. The cardinal, the flowers, the blue and white vase, ahh 🙂

    Our weekly party is on at:

    Please come and join us if you have time. Have a beautiful weekend!

  24. RH West says:

    Gorgeous images! Look at the mischief in her eyes in the left one, a great capture of her 🙂

  25. Lisa Gordon says:

    This is wonderful, Pat, and how fortunate you are to have this photograph.

    Have a great weekend!

  26. Roberta says:

    This is wonderful!

  27. Electra says:

    My goodness, you are so lucky to have these photos. She looks mischievious. Lovely treatment of them!

  28. This is the best. Love her smile. Love your bluejay and flicker photos below too. You always have such great bird photos.

  29. your granny was a sweet girl 🙂

  30. onnenpuu says:

    She´s so cute! Really nice work

  31. Miriam says:

    So beautiful and wonderfully processed, How lovely to see some portraits from so long ago.

  32. reecegettinghealthy says:

    I adore this! How precious!


  33. britul says:

    Scanning old film photos and keeping in soft form is a good way of preservation.

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