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wibby baff

I have a broken glass negative that I want to digitaly stitch back together

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Hi @wibby baff and welcome!

Here's one way:

Open both images, copy and paste one of them onto a new layer in the other image.

Set the Flood Select Tool to very low tolerance (around 2%). Use it to select the grey triangular areas on each layer in turn, and then delete them. Increase the width of the Canvas (Document menu) so that both sections of the image fit within it.

Use the Move Tool to adjust the positions of the two sections so that they match up as closely as possible.

Flatten and crop the document.

Use the Inpainting Brush Tool in very small stages to clean up the inevitable "stitch line", and the Healing Brush Tool to clean up blemishes.

I've attached my effort (RLtiff.tiff) and a screen shot. It's a charming photo!




Affinity Photo 1.8.3,  Affinity Designer 1.8.3, Affinity Publisher 1.8.3, Mac OSX 10.15, 2018 MacBook Pro 15"

Betas as they happen... 

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Hello again h-d

    just some useless info. ,  My grand father ( I am 74) was a keen photographer and I was fortunate enough to inherit his half plate camera and plates ,some still unexposed.

          This shot is of some of my family and he (granfather) was behind said camera, all I have to do now is try to name them

all the best


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