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Re: ultrasounds scans and photo paper



Thanks for all the advice. I haven't noticed mine fading yet but I have been
scanning them into thru Photoshop as I get them. I think I will go back and
re-scan at a higher resolution now that I know they will fade! And try making some
copies as well.

bye,
annette
anet@anet26.com

"A. Creech" wrote:

> I used very similar paper during one job, back when I worked with
> microscopes.  It fades in light very quickly, but even those stored away
> tended to fade. I would figure out some way to make copies onto some other
> more permanent paper, whether by scanning or photocopying or something.
>
> Good luck, and congratulations!
>
> Alison
>
> *******************************************************************************
>   ,_,      Alison Creech
>  (*V*)     Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
>  ['-']     ak454@chebucto.ns.ca
>  _"_"_
>
> This has been an electronic owl
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>
> On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, Wagner Design wrote:
>
> Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 13:38:43 -0700
> From: Wagner Design <anet@anet26.com>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
> Subject: ultrasounds scans and photo paper
>
> Hi,
>
> I'm one of the amateur bookbinders who lurks on this alias. I have a
> question which I couldn't find an answer to in the archives. I hope this
> is not too odd a question! :)
>
> I recently found out I'm to have a child (yay!) and of course have
> several ideas for books I plan to make. The question is about those
> ubiquitous ultrasound photos you get from the doctor. I would like to
> preserve these somehow in the best manner possible but would also like
> to make them part of a book - probably by creating a "pocket" page so I
> dont have to glue them and could remove them in the future. The paper
> used for ultrasounds comes in a roll which is 4.25 inches wide and from
> what I can tell from the wrapping seems to be some sort of photo
> sensitive stuff.
>
> Does anyone know, or know where I could ask, whether there are any
> special concerns about preserving these scans? Are they similar enough
> to a regular snapshot photo to treat them like that?
>
> thanks!
> bye,
> Annette
> anet@anet26.com
>
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