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1665Re: [genphoto] scanning 1970 matte paper

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  • E.Rodier
    Mar 12, 2003
      Patty,
      A great tip that I've never read before. Used smooth surface paper when we
      were printing our own BW pictures in a home darkroom and they scan easily.
      Sometimes the magazine setting works well for early school or department
      store color portraits.
      Elizabeth

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Patty Fagan"
      > Two suggestions for rough surface photos:
      > 1. Rotate the photo 90 degrees and scan again. The direction of the light
      > within some scanners can maximize or minimize the pebbly surface. Try
      all
      > four rotations and see what looks best. (Rotation is also a partial
      remedy
      > in scanning wrinkled and torn photographs.)
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