1665Re: [genphoto] scanning 1970 matte paper
- Mar 12, 2003Patty,
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.
----- 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
> four rotations and see what looks best. (Rotation is also a partial
> in scanning wrinkled and torn photographs.)
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