Croatian Family Memories

We take pictures so people remember…memories in the air…hoping someone will find them and make sense of everything we chose to ignore.

Whenever we look at old photos, the memories in the photograph become our memories as well.

Splendor In The Adriatic. Circa Early Sixties. Petar Jurčević and Sister.

 

Photo restoration can sometimes be skillful and sometimes expressionistic.  It’s not only about the technology and software, but also about the experience, care, judgement and desire to restore a photo into an original that can be appreciated when someone thought the photo was beyond repair.  Every photo has it’s own unique qualities and therefore no two restorations can be approached in the same fashion. Originals are scanned at 600 dpi or greater, cropped to enhance the subject, sharpened and de-noised, retouched to eliminate imperfections and  distractions  and color corrected for printing. Most of these can print 8″ x 10″ without a problem.

 

Circa 1984. Vojnić Sinjski, Croatia. Paternal & Maternal grandmothers Marija Jurčević and Neda Vuco with reluctant granddaughter Kristina.

 

Circa 1984. Vojnić Sinjski, Croatia. Aunt Iva Jurčević with nieces Suzy, Kristina, and Marija Jurčević.

 

Circa 1985. Vojnić Sinjski, Croatia. Uncle Mirko Jurčević and family with nieces from America, Suzy, Kristina, and Marija Jurčević.

 

Circa 1984. Vojnić Sinjski, Croatia. Paternal & Maternal grandmothers Marija Jurčević and Neda Vuco.

 

Circa 1984. Split, Croatia on the Riva. Ljubica Jurčević and daughters Kristina, Suzy, & Marija.

 

Circa 1980-81. Vuco and Maleš Families on Vuco Family Farm. Vojnić Sinjski, Croatia

 

Circa 2005. Petar Jurčević and older sister Pava Tanta.

 

 

 

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