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Scanning photos: what resolution is best?

October 20, 2010

Tags: scanning photographs, archives, archivists

As a personal historian (helping others with their memoirs), I am often asked at what resolution to scan photographs to get digital files good enough to print in a book. The photos on Facebook are not high enough in resolution for a quality print or for a book. On the Association of Personal Historians listserv, photo archivist Brina Bolanz (Restored Stories) (more…)