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Auto-Cropping gang-scanned photos! HELP

Apr 3, 2012 10:50 AM

Tags: #crop #elements #10 #gang_scanning #divide_scanned_photos

I need help figuring out how to correctly divide scanned photos automaticly. Photoshop Elements 10 had a preset to do this but everytime we go to use it, it crops them wrong. This is the sole reason we purchased Photoshop Elements 10. It's cropping right down the center of the photos. Can someone please help, we've been working on this for days! Thanks

 
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    Apr 3, 2012 11:01 AM   in reply to Baileycakes920

    The photos must have a clear separation between them.  If the images have white (light skies or snow) around the edges, place a piece of dark paper on top of the images in the scanner.

     

    Ken

     
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    Apr 3, 2012 11:02 AM   in reply to Baileycakes920

    Try putting the photos more crooked on the scanner bed, and if they're very faded and pale, try putting a contrasting background behind them before you scan them. Also try a different arrangement. Something is preventing PSE from seing the edges properly.

     

    Incidentally, many scanner drivers have the ability to do this these days, sometimes better than PSE can. If you strike out again with PSE, see if the scanner can do it for you.

     
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