What dpi should I use when scanning photos?

Answer Hi There,The "rule of thumb" is you need 175 to 200 dpi for the final size of your printout.If you are scanning a 3 x5 photo and want to double the final size to 5 x 7 you should scan it at 300 dpi... Read More »

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Scanning photos?

Does your phone have internet access? If so, you should be able to email them to yourself.

Scanning old photos, how much dpi?

Always as high as possible. You can always reduce them later. Remember, you're only doing it ONCE.

Which dpi is good for scanning photos ?

Scan at 600 dpi and you will get the same result. What is important is the setting on the printer. If you print at 1200 dpi, the outcome will be just as if you scanned it at high resolution. I prin... Read More »

Scanning 4000 photos?

Scanners with sheet feeders, do exist ... for example, many 'all in one' products (such as Canon MP430) incorporate scan feeder .. however these tend to be slow and may not give the sort of quality... Read More »