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Photo restoration, creating a matte, and stock photos

Do you have any idea how much custom matting costs? The Small Object has a good tutorial for making your own and saving a few bucks. They even make it look easy. [via Make]

Macworld of all places has a tutorial on scanning and restoring all of those old photos from your pre-digital days. Works on Windows and Linux, too.

Along those lines, Operation Photo Rescue is looking for volunteers and donations to help them restore photographs for victims of hurricane Katrina.

Finally, Citizen Image is a recent entry into the stock photography business with a unique angle. They’re banking on the ubiquity of digital cameras and welcome photographers of all skill levels, from amateurs to pros, to join their “citizen army” of photographers.

John Watson

John is the original founder of Photodoto, but after running it for 4 years he had to focus on different things. If you're interested in what John has been up to recently, you can check is personal blog or browse his photo blog.