Soontobepilot From United States of America, joined May 2000, 271 posts, RR: 0 Posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 5596 times:
Just out of curiosity, how do you get your pictures from film to electronic form? I realize that most poeple don't use a flatbed, so how do you do it? Is there some other kind of scanner that you use? Thanks!
CcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2245 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 5564 times:
Some people use a negative/slide scanner and I actually ordered one myself so I could be able to scan them good. The reason I stopped scanning with a flatbed was that there was a problem with the photo not being straight and also with when it scans it. I also use a photo editing software called Adobe photoshop. If you want to look at the one I bought look at this post I made herehttp://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_photography/read.main/72218/ There are some scanners in there but I bought the Minolta scan Dual II. I hope it works well and makes great results. If you use slide or print film then you'll be allright with it. These scanners can be a little high depending on the brand and how fast it scans them(depending on scan time) and resolution(DPI). If you could mabye you can save your money for one and mabye a SLR camera if you don't have one. As for me I will be getting it shortly and I may post a pic here when I get the hang of it.
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