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Re: [scanning vs colour copies]
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: [scanning vs colour copies]
- From: charles alexander <chax@THERIVER.COM>
- Date: Thu, 9 Jul 1998 18:11:34 -0700
- In-Reply-To: <199807092337.QAA20296@pantano.theriver.com>
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- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: On the web at http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
At 11:36 PM 7/9/98 GMT, you wrote:
>and please let's not under-estimate the quality of a drum scan...super high
>they are amazing...
>and perhaps it's best to make technology work FOR you and not work AGAINST
and what are people generally paying for drum scans? I just had one done,
from a transparency, and the cost was $30 for high enough resolution to
result in a 20-megabyte file. I could have paid more for even higher
resolution, but for an image which is to end up fairly small, on a book
cover (printed via offset press), higher quality really was not necessary.
Is this a reasonable price?