Re: scanning prints larger than ISO A4 size

From: Jack Fulton ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 02/21/05-09:57:17 AM Z
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On Feb 21, 2005, at 7:38 AM, Ryuji Suzuki wrote:

> From: Jack Fulton <>
> Subject: Re: scanning prints larger than ISO A4 size
> Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 09:05:05 -0800
>> but, the below seems to be no problem other than it taking time.
> That's exactly why I'm thinking about possible options...
> (That is, if any option was good and took no time...)
>> But, what is the problem? making a decent print of an original?
> The problem is that I have boxes of unscanned prints, and I want to
> scan 'em all. Printing quality scans would be ideal.
Ryuji, I've come across similar things in my work and found the
best/quickest tool was a digital back on a 4x5 camera, set up with
correct lighting and color balance. The files were large, very clear
in quality and you did not need to stitch them.
> From: Kate Mahoney <>
> Subject: Re: scanning prints larger than ISO A4 size
> Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2005 10:17:33 +1300
>> I usually scan both halves and stitch - relatively simple.
> As a former signal processor (I think I still am, I just don't use it
> on daily basis any more) I think someone must've automated this
> procedure... no?
As I sit here and think, perhaps the two halves might be knitted
together through QuickTime VR
which is a program to join consecutively photographed pieces to form a
> --
> Ryuji Suzuki
> "Well, believing is all right, just don't let the wrong people know
> what it's all about." (Bob Dylan, Need a Woman, 1982)
You will never be alone with a poet in your pocket.
                        John Adams
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