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Re: Scan or shoot photos
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- Subject: Re: Scan or shoot photos
- From: "Peter D. Verheyen" <pdverhey@DREAMSCAPE.COM>
- Date: Sat, 11 Apr 1998 14:36:05 -0400
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Other critical factors, especially in b/w (bitonal) will be the dpi and
threshold, the point at which something becomes black or white. Remember in
b/w scanning there is either one or the other. NO greys. Fiddle with the
settings and use a high resolution 300+ dpi. You'll get great results.
At 02:08 PM 4/11/98 -0500, you wrote:
>> My experience is that scanning line drawings/black and white is
>> successful than scanning color photos ....
>> and it matters NOT AT ALL whether you are using an old logitek B&W
>>or the hottest, new flatbed.
>I have found that scanning black and white line drawings works best if you
>scan it using settings for a black and white photograph at a high
>resolution...the scanner catches more of the nuances of the image, even
>though, technically, it isn't the setting you're supposed to use.
>> In schoen gebunden Buechern blaettert man gern. <<
Peter D. Verheyen <wk> 315.443.9937 <fax> 315.443.9510