some tips for scanning and e-mailing images:
Scanning - I know how to use a scanner
Preview your scanner
settings before finalizing the scanning process.
In the preview window,
select just the photo (no white showing around the photo).
Choose the color photo
setting (even for black and white photos).
Turn all enhancements
Set resolution quality
to high photo quality, 300 or 600 DPI.
Remember, the higher
the resolution, the higher the image quality will be.
Save the image as a
jpeg file, with the highest quality setting under "image
options" in the jpeg pop-up window.
Look at original
photograph to be sure you've gotten the best quality image
possible for that photo.
Email photos to
(25 MB maximum per file).
Scanning - I'm not too comfortable using a scanner (or don't
have a scanner)
not scan your photos?
1-Almost all photo
developing shops (like FedEx Kinko's), and internet cafes, will
be able to scan your photo for you, and give it to you on a
disk, or perhaps even email it to us on your behalf. Just make
sure you ask them to scan it as a high ‘resolution’ JPG (minimum
2- We recommend an online
service to scan them for you.
It will cost you
only $1 per photo.
They will scan and email
it back to your email address same day and your original picture
will be mailed back to you.
Then just forward the
scanned photos to our email address