Digitizing damaged and delicate photos


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Digitizing damaged and delicate photos

Most of your photos, whether old or new, should be able to be scanned safely using a flatbed scanner. There are, however, a few exceptions you'll want to keep in mind. Determine the general condition of older photos. If they seem to be in fairly good condition lying flat, not flaking or losing pieces, they should be fine to scan on the flatbed. If the photos are torn in several pieces, rather than trying to fit the pieces together before scanning, put them face down in general order with spaces between them, to make it easier to put them back together when you go into Photoshop.

Do not under any circumstance; you use tape to piece them together. When removing photos from albums, keep a few things in mind. Very old album pages were highly acidic. If the photo has been in them for years, the acid is most likely eating its way through the image. The photo needs to be removed. There are a few challenges such as pictures that have been glued to the pages of those old albums. Rubber cement either...

Digitizing damaged and delicate photos
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Digitizing damaged and delicate photos provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photoshop Elements 9: Scanning and Restoring Photos

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