[ubuntu-uk] scanning old photographs

Joe Metcalfe joe.metcalfe at tiscali.co.uk
Tue Aug 31 08:03:03 BST 2010

> You are correct and my thanks to those who have replied so far. The
problem arises from the fact that
> I am required to take relatively small, old photographs, scan them, in
some cases carry out 
> extensive restoration work and finish with prints large enough to display
on the wall at an exhibition.
> I have a Lide 20 which does not fulfil the reqirements, I have tried, so I
decided that I would go for
> a scanner which will produce the necessary images.
> Norman
Do you think that the prints that you are scanning have more resolution than
the scanner? Are you able to get hold of negatives (surely the best way to
go with a negative scanner)?


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