Scanning grayscale contones


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Scanning grayscale contones

Here let's discuss setting the proper exposure control for capturing a continuous tone grayscale image. At this point, we've already selected the scan mode and we're going with no filters, no sharpening. I'm assuming we're going to do that in the post-scan and we'll address sharpening a little bit later. We've named our file, we've set our frame, we've enlarged our image so we can see the amount of detail we need. We know where this image is going and we're assuming this is going to go to the highest quality output device at prepress. So 300 pixels per inch, so we're going to focus on exposure.

So I want to begin our discussion with setting the exposure by a visual evaluation. I always look in the image and say, okay, what's the important part of this image. Well, here obviously, this is a portrait so the face is the important part, the background is of little consequence. We might want to address the contrast between the hair and the backgrou...

Scanning grayscale contones
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Scanning grayscale contones provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Taz Tally as part of the Scanning Techniques for Photography, Art, and Design

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