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Old 04-22-2004, 09:03 AM
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Post Scanning & stitching large photos

Most consumer scanners will only scan letter size documents in a single pass. Sometimes, however, you might need to scan larger items. This can be done by scanning the item in sections and combining the scanned images in any image editing program that supports layers. [details]
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Old 04-22-2004, 09:22 AM
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Thank you *very* much for this tutorial!

I only had to do it a couple of times .... and, in theory, I should have known how to do it (Katrin Eismann's Book) .... but it was never really explained as clearly and with so many vital details as in your Tutorial!!!

I always had some problem in 'aligning' different parts of a picture even after copying and pasting parts in a 'normal' sized picture .... soooo .... Thanks again!!

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Old 04-22-2004, 10:19 AM
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This really is a model tutorial - a clear explanation of what to do as when, backed up by some very effective screenshots. Many thanks for taking the time to put it together - I'm sure it will be of use to a lot of our members!
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Old 04-22-2004, 12:34 PM
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I haven't had to do this yet but I feel I will be able to by following your tutorial. Like Flora and Leah already said it is very clear and easy to follow. Thank you for writing it.
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Old 06-10-2004, 07:11 PM
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Exactly what I was looking for! I had to scan and blend a 10in X 27.5in rolled up class photograph. Thanks to your article, I was able to get it all together.

Thanks for taking the time, well done!

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Old 06-11-2004, 04:10 PM
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I recently scanned four 16X20 prints and merged the four separate parts using Photomerge in Photoshop CS. It was amazing and a huge time saver. I could not detect any seams, lines or anomalies in the merged print. Anyone else had this experience?

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Old 06-11-2004, 04:55 PM
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A very informative and detailed tutorial here! This one will come in very handy for me and save me alot of time messing around. Thanks!
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