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December 31st, 2008 | By: Karen Saunders

How to Scan Photos at the Correct Resolution

Here’s how to scan photos to get the best resolution from your desktop scanner. First, I’ll explain some of the basics and terminology and then I’ll provide a handy table for reference at the end of this post. Halftones and Lines per Inch (LPI) In graphics arts terminology, a photograph from your camera is called a “continuous tone” image. Printing presses require a continuous tone image to be converted into a “halftone.” A halftone is created by placing a “screen” made of thousands of dots on the photo and taking a “picture” of it. Nowadays, this screening process happens using computer…

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