Your camera is the best scanner
The digital camera has come of age as the preferred method to scan photos, film and documents. Families, companies and institutions can now make digital archives of important photos at unprecedented scale, speed and cost. These new digital archives will help you learn and share your history, and preserve it for the future. Digitizing Your Photos with Your Camera and Lightroom presents a comprehensive step-by-step guide for equipment selection, photo preparation, scanning workflow, tagging, curation and digital photo management. Drawing on the principles used by museums and institutions, the book presents a method that is within reach of millions of photographers, whether they are family historians, corporate collection managers, or professional archivists.
Faster, Better, Cheaper – Really! Fast, high-quality scanning allows you to digitize entire collections at a fraction of the cost of older methods. Camera scanning can be done on-site, with any of the millions of high-quality digital cameras already in use by people and institutions. For many, the only additional purchases may be a modest outlay for a macro lens or copystand.
Learn how to digitize your photos with your camera and Lightroom
- 13 chapters of text
- 246 pages in full color
- 9 hours of video
- ISBN-13: 978-0-9906667-1-4
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About The DAM Book Guides DAM Book Guides are multimedia eBooks that provide an in-depth look at a particular challenge in the world of digital photography workflow. While they are built on solid DAM fundamentals, they concentrate on the workflow itself.