The Special2Us had a special weekend … interviewing residents in a care home in Berkshire about their favourite memories & what they held dear about the photographs they kept on their bedside tables. Some of the conversation centred around grandchildren, others
How do you feel about pictures being restored… or going even further, pictures being enhanced by adding colour back into black-&-white images of old?
Special2Us hasn’t been trading that long – about 5 years … and of all the restoration projects,
HINDHEAD, England (Reuters) – For 93-year-old Daphne Padfield, a dementia sufferer in an English care home, the arrival of a virtual reality (VR) headset offered a window back to the day in 1953 when Britain crowned its new queen.
Its always fascinating to look at iconic pictures from photo libraries and collections from the web, one has to wonder how many and what quality there are of images in families’ albums which are yet unseen and may never be accessible to the general public?
Remember finding a rock or a wall, positioning the family 35mm camera, whizzing around the mechanical lever, pressing the shutter button, running back to get in front of the lens… then after the holiday, taking the film to the chemist