Monthly Archives: July 2011

A tale of scanners, pictures and software (oh my!). Lessons learned.

Part 4. Project notes and ‘lessons learned’ At this point I’ve completed the first part of this project. I’ve gone through all the pictures in our family albums and all those I inherited via my Mom and Dad. I’ve gotten … Continue reading

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A tale of scanners, pictures and software (oh my!), Part 3: Calibration

Part 3. To calibrate or not to calibrate, aye, that is a question! While doing the research on scanners I found a number of mentions of doing a calibration test on a scanner to judge its out-of-the box-color accuracy. Actually, … Continue reading

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A tale of scanners, pictures and software (oh my!) part 2: software.

Part 2 Some new software and using it all. Scanner software Based on comments in the reviews for both scanners, it became clear to me that if I wanted the hardware to be really effective with the film and slides … Continue reading

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A tale of scanners, pictures and software (oh my!)

This is what has been keeping me (very) busy at home the last couple months and a major reason my blogs have been neglected. Recently I’ve learned a lot more about scanners and scanner software than I really wanted to … Continue reading

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