Which dpi is good for scanning photos ?

Answer 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 »

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Is there any kind of auto-feeding scanner good for scanning old photos?

As mentioned by LadyGeek, scanning photographs through an ADF will cause problems.Additionally, dust and grit from old photos will cause minute scratches on the glass that are unseen by the naked e... Read More »

Scanning old photos, how much dpi?

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

Scanning photos?

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

What dpi should I use when scanning photos?

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 »