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Re: Fw: Scanning

Although the excellent Photoshop tips may be necessary, it sounds
like your scanner is badly calibrated. Cheap scanners are not
always easy to calibrate, but it depends on the software. More
serious scanners ought to come with detailed instructions on
precise calibration. A scanner should ideally reproduce colours
accurately in the first place, leaving only minor tidying up
necessary if at all.

One thing to look for in the scanning software is the ability to
set the white point and black point, with eye-droppers, or some
other quick-fix calibration just before doing the scan. Photoshop
can't recover information that wasn't scanned in the first place -
better to get the best scan and then adjust with Photoshop if

Tim Sheppard                    tim@lilliput-p.win-uk.net
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