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Digitizing Newspapers

Posted: 02 Apr 2016, 21:48
by cuba
Hello

Is there anybody here who has been successful with digitizing newspapers? (or oversized books)

Can you provide info on what your methods are?

I don't want to buy an expensive DSLR.

Re: Digitizing Newspapers

Posted: 03 Apr 2016, 04:46
by BruceG
If you do a search - Newspapers
Will bring bring up a number of discussions about different aspects about newspapers.
A - oversized - search by bring up others.

Re: Digitizing Newspapers

Posted: 05 Apr 2016, 13:07
by duerig
Newspapers are a really tricky realm. You want high DPI because the print is so small and relatively low contrast. But they are so big that you can't get high DPI except by zooming in on a piece.

One option that I think deserves more exploration is to use a cheap camera to take multiple photos of the newspaper. Then use software to stitch all the photographs together.


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