This illustrated guide covers: choosing the best type of scanning device; evaluating source images to determine the best scanning techniques; calibrating and managing colour; scanning and colour reproduction for print, multimedia and video output; professionally adjusting colour, tone and sharpness on the fly; determining optimum image size and resolution; and selecting the most practical file formats for a particular job. The book also includes a glossary of terms and a listing of software and hardware vendor offerings.
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This is a comprehensive guide to working with your scanner and optimizing your scanned images for various types of output, whether print or multimedia. Artists, business people, and hobbyists can learn about scanning devices, color spaces and color management systems, source images, resolution and size, and file formats and compression methods. The book gives both technical and aesthetic guidance and provides a full-color section with examples of images scanned according to various specifications.From the Back Cover:
Improve your scanning skills selectively and quickly with this comprehensive and tightly focused book.
Avoid the "garbage in, garbage out" scanning syndrome with this lavishly illustrated book. Authors Sybil and Emil Ihrig draw upon their long-standing professional expertise in publishing, design, and digital prepress to pull out all the stops in this comprehensive, yet compact, guide to professional-quality scanning.
You'll quickly become proficient in:
*Choosing the best type of scanning device for your projects
*Evaluating source images to determine the best scanning techniques
*Calibrating and managing color
*Scanning and color reproduction for print, multimedia, and video output
*Professionally adjusting color, tone, and sharpness on the fly
*Determining optimum image size and resolution
*Selecting the most practical file formats for a particular job
As a bonus, you'll also find a handy glossary of terms and a comprehensive resource directory of software and hardware vendors.
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Book Description Osborne Publishing, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0078821452
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800788214551.0
Book Description Osborne Publishing, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0078821452