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Mogweed wrote:
> Sorry if this has been asked a zillion times before but I
> can't see an answer anywhere so here goes :o)
>
> I have some old photos from my last year at school (30
> years ago) that I want to put up on an online photo album
> place such as www.photobucket.com (or my Yahoo Photos or
> even my own website) so that people who are in the photos
> and now live overseas can view and print them out at
> their end.
>
> Given that I think most will want to print them, what
> resolution should I scan them into the computer at so
> that they get good quality prints at the far end?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Mogweed.
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Personally, I find that 300 dpi is adequate but
some people prefer 600 dpi or even more.
There is lots of good info on scanning at the
following website.

A Few Scanning Tips
http://www.scantips.com/

Here's one of the many articles:

Photographic Resolution - How much can we scan?
http://www.scantips.com/basics08.html

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