How do I fix the dots from scans of printed material?

Discussion in 'Photoshop' started by Dan E, Jul 29, 2005.

  1. Dan E

    Dan E Guest

    I'm scanning in a letter-sized, screen-printed brochure that I need to put
    up on our web site, and have lines/dots visible from the print process.
    It's a low-contrast, lots of detail brochure. How can I best fix those for
    a computer screen image?

    All help and suggestions gratefully received.
     
    Dan E, Jul 29, 2005
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  2. Dan E

    Husky Guest

    On Fri, 29 Jul 2005 14:43:11 -0500, "Dan E"

    The word your looking for is 'descreening'. Hundreds of opinions and manuals on
    how to dump it.
    google descreening or moire.
    Or use your scanner manual. It also should cover descreening.
     
    Husky, Jul 29, 2005
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  3. Dan E

    Dan E Guest

    Thanks, Husky.

    Dan E
     
    Dan E, Jul 29, 2005
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    tacit Guest

    Your scanner should have a "descreening" option somewhere in the scanner
    software's settings. That's probably your best bet.
     
    tacit, Jul 30, 2005
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  5. Dan E

    Dan E Guest

    Thanks, Tacit. There was indeed a descreen command in my HP Director
    software - had to hunt for it, but there it was, and it works well. Thanks
    again.

    Dan E
     
    Dan E, Jul 30, 2005
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