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Avoiding the scanning blues : a desktop scanning primer

Author: Taz Tally
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall PTR, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Part of the "Avoiding the Blues" series this book will cover the highly-neglected but extremely hard-to-do-right area of scanning images and other content for print and all other media. It will be  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taz Tally
ISBN: 0130873225 9780130873224 0130405485 9780130405487
OCLC Number: 43952006
Notes: Includes free photographs for scanning inside.
Description: xx, 307 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: I. INTRODUCTION TO SCANNING. Challenges. Learning the Fundamentals. Output Knowledge. Scanning Tools.Scanning Challenges. Visualization. Goals of Scanning. Scanning Variables.Scanned Image Fundamentals. Computerese Defined. Image Building Blocks. Resolving Resolution. Creating, RIPing, and Printing Images. Digital Terminology.Printing Scanned Images. The Postscript RIP. Image Reproduction: Screening Technology. Output Resolution Comparison.Scanning Tools. Scanning System Requirements. System / Station Recommendations. Software Overview. Part I Review.II. SCANNING STEP BY STEP. Step-By-Step Introduction. Scanning for Use. Visualize the Process.Line Art Step by Step. Line Art Scanning.Step-By-Step Grayscale Photos. Grayscale Photo (Contone) Scanning. Grayscale Contone Scanning.Color Contones Step by Step. Color Photo (Contone) Scanning. Color Contone Scanning (Reflective).Transparencies Step by Step. Transparency Scanning. Transparency Scanning (Positives). Transparency Scanning (Negatives). Transparency Problems.Screened Images Step by Step. Previously Printed/Screened Images.Color Management. Automated Color Matching and Correction.Miscellaneous Scanning Issues. Contone Scanning Resolutions. Dot Gain. Multiple Scans. Scans for Web Images. Technical Support. Training Support. Scanning Environment. Scanner Maintenance and Safety. Part II Review.III. AFTER THE SCAN. Part III. After the Scan. After the scan.Line Art Editing. Pixel-to-Vector Conversion. High-Detail Line Art Editing.Geometric Manipulations. Geometric Manipulations.Correcting Scanned Images. Introduction. Adjusting Image Brightness. Adjusting Image Contrast. Adjusting Image Sharpness. Fixing Color Casts.Preparing for Output. Introduction. Dot Gain Correction. RGB to CMYK Conversion. Converting Images for Web Use. Part III Review.IV. APPENDICES. Appendix A. Scanning Glossary. Appendix B. Taz's Top Ten Scanning Tips. Appendix C. Resolution and Grayscale. Line Screen, Resolution, and Grayscale. Halftone Dots, Image Spots and Shades of Gray.Appendix D. File Format Guide. File Formats.Appendix E. Resources. Books. Periodicals. Web Resources. Special Calibration Target Offer. Educational Resource Order Form. Taz Tally Seminars. Taz Tally Training & Consulting. Other Prentice Hall Books by Taz. Companion Website Resource List.Index List. Author Bio. Color Plates. Practice Images. Images to Scan.
Other Titles: Scanning blues
Responsibility: Taz Tally.


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