Digitization/Photograph digitization

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Photographs are digitized either from negatives, slides, or prints. Slides and negatives must be backlit when being digitized.

Flatbed scanning of photographic prints[edit]

Resolution:

  • Larger than A4: 300 ppi;
  • A5 to A4: 600 ppi
  • A7 to A6: 1200 ppi
  • Under A7: 2000 ppi

Color depth: 16 bit (or 24 bit if colour is an important attribute of the item).

Format: PNG or TIFF (if TIFF, must be used with lossless compression)

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