Help me fix my dusty holiday pictures.
November 21, 2010 11:07 AM Subscribe
Some of the pictures I took on my last holiday have turned out to have fairly obvious dark smudges. Seems like my trusty point and shoot digital camera has a bad case of dust on the sensor and will need servicing, but is there anything I can do software-wise to salvage the pictures?
posted by doctorpiorno to Computers & Internet (10 answers total)
I just came back from a late holiday in sunny Cádiz to find that some of my pictures have dark, smudged blotches, particularly those taken under bright sunlight and featuring large expanses of sea or sky (examples here
The camera will probably need servicing, but right now I'm more concerned with trying to salvage my pictures. Other than painstakingly retouching each photo one by one, is there any way to batch-correct them on software? Maybe some sort of Photoshop trickery that can be pointed the location the specks, analyse them and apply some magick to compensate?
Thanks in advance!