If you’ve watched television within the past few years, you might be familiar with the popular series, “Mythbusters.” The premise of the show presents several scientists who debunk popular myths using real life situations and the scientific method. While we don’t claim to be chemists and physicists here at FotoBridge, we’ve certainly heard our fair share of photo scanning myths.
Do you find your pictures always have red eye? Since when did your daughter change her eye color? Red eye is a common problem in color photography, especially with compact cameras where the flash is next to the camera lens. Photographers throughout history have corrected red eye with a variety of methods, which have become increasingly more sophisticated. The process of scanning photos typically includes red-eye elimination.
Don’t let the sheer volume of your photo collection keep you from digitizing the images. Scanning photos is a wonderful way to preserve family memories and with a little know-how, can be an enjoyable process. Think of it as an opportunity to walk down memory lane! With the right technical skills, you won’t take the wrong turn. There are a few common mistakes that everyone makes when scanning photos and one is related to picture resolution. High resolution doesn’t necessarily make a better photo.
For some of us school may have been over a long time ago (but who’s keeping track?). Regardless of when the last time you were in a classroom, I bet you can recall the subjects you covered and the lessons you learned. Now that you’re older (and much wiser) I bet you will also agree that much of life is like school - you do one task and end up taking away skills that can transfer into other parts of your life.
Topics: scanning photos
As much as you’d like to believe you have it all together all the time - that is not always the case. More often than not we’re sure that when it comes to photo scanning, you aren’t nearly as educated as you’d like to be. Honestly, there’s nothing to be ashamed about because you can’t expect to be an expert in everything. No worries - that’s why we’re here!