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The Wild Side of Photography by Cyrill Harnischmacher

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Chapter 14. The Flatbed Camera

Taking Photos with Scanners

Gottfried Huettemann

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Even cheap scanners can be used to make high-resolution images of three-dimensional objects and pictures. Some older, bulkier scanners are better than newer machines, as their lenses produce more depth of field than their modern, compact cousins. You can use 600, 1200, or 1600 ppi scans made using a high-end book scanner or a cheap mass-produced machine to make high quality ...

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