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Re: filmscanners: RE: filmscanners: Re: Hello, thanks, and more.

Austin Franklin wrote:

> > Hold on - thanks to you all, maybe I DO understand this.  If scanned
> > at 72 dpi, even a 4x6 print would need quite a bit of interpolation to
> > get it up to a good screen size, ergo crap.    Is that correct?
> No, not interpolation.  Interpolation ADDS data.  Decimation removes data,
> so scanning at 72dpi would remove data...if your scanner is 2700DPI and you
> scan at 72DPI, you are only using 1 for every 37.5 pixels!

Yeah, but when you finally knock i down to 72 dpi, you're going to discard all 
that info anyway.

Harvey Ferdschneider
partner, SKID Photography, NYC


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