yes, and how much money you want to spend.
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From: "Don Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2006 10:51 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Camera and camera stand to capture LP covers?
> On 08/02/06, Tom Fine wrote:
>> The way I splice LP covers is scan directly into Photoshop and then
>> color correct each half so white is white (using the level controls)
>> and then tweak the color balance from there. Use the crop tool to
>> straighten if necessary (but it was much faster to just learn how to
>> scan it straight from the get-go -- takes some practice at first).
>> Then make the canvas size for the left half 14x14 and move the image
>> over to the left center. Then copy the right half scan and paste into
>> the left half canvas and move into position. Then merge visible
>> layers, crop to 12x12 and save. Sounds longer than it takes once you
>> have some practice. Have never messed with 4 pieces spliced together.
>> As I said, the vast majority of my record albums do not take the
>> content all the way out to the edges and I'm not picky enough to mind
>> if the top of a photo is slightly cut off as long as it's not cutting
>> off someone's eyes or something.
> I guess it depends on whether you just want the sleeve as a bit of extra
> information, or you want archival preservation of the sleeve as well as
> the LP.
> Don Cox
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