How to remove photo paper texture from the old photo in Photoshop

How to remove photo paper texture from the old photo in Photoshop


Duplicate the first(original) layer Apply High Pass filter to the duplicated layer. Go to Filter>Other>High Pass. Invert created texture. Go to Image>Adjustments>Invert. Apply Linear Light Blending Mode to this layer. Play with Opacity. Move Opacity marker until the photo paper texture almost disappears. Add Layer Mask to the gray textured layer and erase highlight areas. Merge the original layer with the gray textured layer Duplicate merged layer Apply Filter>Noise>Dust and Scratches (~ 14) to the top layer Add some noise to the same layer, Filter>Noise>Add Noise>4-6% Make the top layer temporary invisible and return to the previous layer Apply Sharpen filter to this layer You may see some small light dots, remove them with the Spot Healing Brush Tool You may process some small details with the Sharpen Tool Make visible the top layer again, play with Opacity, make it 70-80% Add Layer Mask to this layer. Choose soft round translucent Brush Tool (Opacity 30%, Flow 50%). Process eyes, lips, hair and other details

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