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Beginning Photo Retouching and Restoration Using GIMP by Phillip Whitt

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CHAPTER 2

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Digitizing Your Photos, Slides, and Negatives

In This Chapter

  • Acquiring Your Digital Images

  • Starting with a Clean Scan

  • Scanning Photographs

  • Digitizing Large Images

  • Scanning Slides and Negatives

  • Straightening and Cropping Your Images

Acquiring Your Digital Images

As you’re mastering the exercises in this book, you might be eager to try your newly acquired skills on your own images. Getting your images into a digital format is the first step toward the image editing process. You can either hire the task out or do it yourself—which, I presume, will be the choice of the majority of those reading this book.

If you are going to work only ...

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