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Re: photocopying photos
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: photocopying photos
- From: Martin <mrcinc@SILCOM.COM>
- Date: Wed, 5 May 1999 16:21:45 -0700
- Message-Id: <199905052330.QAA09766@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
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When you scan -- you probably have different modes to select from. I think
"halftone" is the one that works best when you are going to copy the image later on
a photocopier -- this is from memory though and another setting may be best. The
idea is to get dots that the copier can see and reproduce as opposed to a ghange in
gray value as a black and white photo is normally.
Jennifer Lubkin wrote:
> I'm wondering if those photocopier artists out there could help me out:
> I'm working on this project where I have to photocopy pages with text and two
> photos. Thee first photo is a graduation photo from the '49 or '59 yearbooks.
> So far the best I've got it is from scanning it into a program called Color It!
> which will, at least mostly, descreen a screen. The second photo is modern day
> color. I scanned it in and changed the color to grayscale. Then I placed both
> photos and the text in an AdobePagmaker document and printed it. So far so good
> nuff. But from here I have to photocopy the page so it looks decent(ish).
> Hasn't worked so far. I've experimented with just just taping the color photos
> to the printed page, putting a screen on the photos, scanning them in at
> different dpis. Everything seems to look the same or worse. There's no budget
> to publish this any other way. And I know it'll look crappy no matter what, but
> I'm wondering if any of you have any suggestions about how to make it the least
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