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(09-29-2011 01:02 PM)scarrman Wrote: I had to take a photo of this patch, below is the original scan, the neon green is completely missing in the scan version.
(09-30-2011 06:09 AM)ricebondsmntna2young Wrote: I'm not sure what's more amazing, the patch itself, or the difference between the photo and scan. It's not just the neon that vanishes in the scan, though that's the most obvious and important aspect; all the texture and glint of the fabric disappears as well. I wonder what I've been missing all this time, looking at scans of patch cards...
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(09-30-2011 06:24 AM)scarrman Wrote: I couldn't believe it myself, the scan just didn't do it justice. Taking a photo is obviously the way to go on some cards. I took the photo just last week as an experiment to see if it was any different, I rescanned trying different color and dpi settings, even adjusting tone, color, etc.
I think one of the Fowler ducks cards was also a photo - the fabric and texture just jumps vs the scan option.