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  • liquid_katfish
    Do u lose quality when scanning ??
    by liquid_katfish

    I'm about to scan in over 100 images that are about 50 years old and i had a person tell me that i may lose quality when scanning the images and that some of the photos may lose the whole image because of the paper its been printed on.

    Now before i start scanning...
    07-30-2007, 11:53 PM
  • liquid_katfish
    Newbie....need help with scanning old photos
    by liquid_katfish
    Hey Everyone,

    My names kathy and im so glad i found this forum and i hope someone can help me.

    I have old photos that are on rough photo paper and when they get scanned in the quality isn’t good and i want them to be as clear as i can get them, the photos are in perfect...
    07-30-2007, 08:49 AM
  • wellman
    Getting started with scanning old photos
    by wellman
    Hello, folks. This is my first post with you guys; I usually hang around the dgrin forums , and I was directed over here with this question...

    I'm planning to put together a photobook (using Blurb, Picaboo, etc - haven't decided) of historical photos of my family's ancestry - basically...
    01-13-2007, 01:32 PM
  • cducasse
    12x36 scan
    by cducasse
    I am trying to get an image scanned to my computer. The size is approx. 12 inches by 36 inches. I have tried every which way of scanning separate parts of the image, but to no avail. If any of you know of a service that can do this, or a way I can do it my self, that would be totally awesome!...
    01-01-2007, 06:29 PM
  • Stella
    Scanning Heritage Photos
    by Stella
    I will be scanning in a bunch of heritage photos. In most cases these are the only copies and the original negatives are long gone. Some of them are in pretty bad condition. Some are very faded.

    I will be working on the photos in Photoshop, but what I would like at this time is some...
    12-13-2003, 04:40 PM