View Full Version : Scanning question for an amature

03-04-2008, 08:59
I confess that I am a film guy all the way but I have found that I have been more and more asked by family to scan my pics so I can share them by computer. I have Photoshop elements and have used it for a time.

My problem is that when I scan a print the image on the screen (jpeg) that I see on my computer looks like it was very dusty when scanned. That is not the case and the prints and the plate were clean and dust free. When I make prints from the machine they are fine. I have a Canon Pixma PM 450 scanner printer.
Any help would be great!



03-04-2008, 10:14
Oh I forgot to mention the images are color and the spots are like white dust.



03-04-2008, 12:37
The film is dirty or the glass. The spots may be so small you cannot see them but the scanner does because it scans at such high magnification.