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Subject: Re: Scanning resolution?

"John Inzer" wrote in message
> 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.
> ==================================
> 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
> --
> John Inzer
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Thanks very much John, much appreciated.



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