Scanning printed/screened or patterned images


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Scanning printed/screened or patterned images

Here I'd like to address some of the tools and processes for removing patterns inside of images that we're about to scan, and in particular, I'd like to address the challenge of removing halftone dot patterns from printed images. Images like this, and this was from a book from the 1920s, it's got all sorts of problems. It's low contrast and there's lots of shadow detail has been lost and high light detail has been lost, but the most significant problem here is if we magnify this, we see what this image is made up of. It's a previously printed image in a relatively coarse lined screen, somewhere between probably 80 and 100 line screen on this book and that's what the image is really made up of, is these black and white dots from which the image was originally printed.

When you scan printed image like this at standard continuous tone image resolutions for a scanner like 200 to 300 pixels/inch, it definitely picks up that halftone dot pattern. So what we want ...

Scanning printed/screened or patterned images
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Scanning printed/screened or patterned images 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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