History chapters written with light

A Journal for photographers, photo editors & art lovers

Photo restoration knowledge base

Photography is history written by light and with light, a recollection of stories across family albums, museum exhibits, mobile phones or the observable universe. 

This blog intends to delve deep into both the origins of photography and the concept of mindful photography as a unifying framework. Whether you’re looking to restore old images or take some brand new ones, you’ll find useful advice in these articles. 

Blog Yesterday’s Photo

Negative film digitising using a tray

Quick Guide to Scanning Your Photos at Home

Scanning photos at home is a great way to preserve your family's precious memories and make them easily accessible. However, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. That's
close up of the silhouette of a hand holding a negative strip against the light

9 Tips to level up your photography skills

Your photos are a reflection of the way you see the world, therefore there is beauty and uniqueness in every shot, follow these tips to take it to the next
Old war related photograph shows a couple of ANZAC soldiers posing for the camera while in formation, matte applied

How to bring your old photos back to life

If you follow these instructions, you will be able to give new life to your old photographs and store away your memories for many years to come.
1800's daguerreotype of a woman looking at a man and putting her hand in his shoulder

The art of photo restoration

Retouching a picture is a challenging endeavour that calls for not just technical know-how but also an aesthetic sensibility and a lot of effort and patience.
Ernst Wilhelm Emil Buderus von Carlshausen (born in 1830, died in 1876) was Isobel Fletcher’s great Grandfather. He was a Major in the Prussian Army and fought in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870. He was knighted Sir of the Iron Cross in 1870.

Veteran History Photo Restoration

Unlocking memories: How digital restoration technology is preserving the stories of our veterans for future generations
Old photo paper texture pattern

Remove paper texture from old photos

FFT or Fast Fourier Transform is a proven photo edition algortighm that can assist in the restoration of an old photo with repetitive texture patterns.
Australian Historical Restoration and heritage photographic history enhancement

Australian Heritage Photo Restoration

We are Yesterdays photo, an Australian Heritage and Historical photo restoration and archival supplier in Perth Western Australia.
Before and after pattern suppression and restoration techniques have been applied to a textured photo

How much photo restoration costs?

Restoring a photo to its former glory is a valuable investment usually ranging from $89 to $489 - a price determined by the extent of damage, size, and restoration time

Old Photo Preservation tips.

Eventually your old photos will suffer the effects of time, environment or physical contact, follow these tips to extend the life of your old photographs