WebDevelopersNotes logo

home-icon Home / Graphics / Scanning and JPGs

Scanning and JPGs

Scanning and JPGs

Scanners are used to digitize photographs or images from print media such as magazines, newspapers etc. If the purpose is to put these images on the web, they should be, in most cases, converted to JPG format. Let me tell you two important points about scanning and saving the images as JPEGs.

  • Always scan at a higher resolution. Start at something like 300 or 600 dpi and later decrease it to 72 dpi. Your images will come out well.
  • When scanning black and white photos, reduce them to greyscale before saving.

I use a UMAX scanner which comes with its own software (VistaScan) that I operate through Adobe PhotoShop. The image editing tool allows me to manipulate the images (their resolution, size, brightness and contrast and other features) easily.

Sponsored Links

Your comments
Star icon IMPORTANT Have a question / problem? Click here to ask an expert.

Browse, Browser, Browsest

Sponsored Links

Tips

How do I view a deleted web page?
Is there a way to view a deleted web page - one that is no longer available? Yes there is and the solution is quite simple. [more...]

Fact

Twitter @congressedits account tweets each time a Wikipedia article is modified by someone using the IP address belonging to the US Congress. [more...]

We use cookies to give you the best possible website experience. By using WebDevelopersNotes.com, you agree to our Privacy Policy