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Re: Scanning dpi and epson papers was Re: filmscanners: Repro house skirmishing (long)

Based on the information I have gained from this list, I will scan it at Max
(2700) and then bring it to Print dpi level.  The reason is that I archive at
maximum and so the file for print has to be reduced.

If I am scanning for someone else, I scvan for the use they will have.  E.g. A
Power Point presentation gets jpg at 1350 then reduced to 150 at 5 in. x 5 in.,
for web I will do a jpg at 1350 or 675 and then reduce it to 72 in PS after
tweaking and cleaning.  Tweaking for both consists of getting rid of dust. etc.
that the clean function may have missed and maybe cropping and rotating if

Rob Geraghty wrote:

> Art wrote:
> > When I mentioned to the Epson rep at Comdex that the names
> > of the papers were ridiculously confusing, he looked at me
> > like I was from another planet
> What's worse is that the price lists don't include the gsm or thickness
> of the paper.  That would at least help to separate the "photo weight" papers
> from the "photo quality" but lightweight papers.  Most of the photographers
> aren't at all interested in lightweight papers, I expect.
> Obscanning: What dpi do people scan at?  I scan on the LS30 at 2700dpi then
> change the dpi in the file without resampling before I print.  Do others
> scan at 300dpi (say) for the print output resolution?  This isn't possible
> AFAIK with Vuescan, but it is with Nikonscan.
> Rob
> PS No arguments abuot dpi vs ppi please - I'm talking about the labels used
> in the software not what is "technically correct".
> Rob Geraghty harper@wordweb.com
> http://wordweb.com


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