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Paul Barrett
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This question has nothing to do with Daminion but everything to do with photos so I thought one of you might know the answer.

 

I am working through old photos, some over a hundred years old, scanning, fixing and cataloguing them.

 

Despite my best efforts to keep the scanner glass clean, use the blemish removing function whilst scanning etc, I still have to spend a long time going over each image retouching dust spots. These all have the same characteristic. They are a spot of pure white surrounded by non pure white.

 

Is there a software solution out there that automates the removal process? It seems like a good candidate for an app but I haven't found one so far.

 

Any ideas please?

 

Paul

 

Season's Greetings!

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Hello Paul.

 

in the most cases the scanner software has a function to remove dust and scratch marks.

https://en.wikipedia...iki/Digital_ICE

 

E.g. http://support.epson...tml/projs_3.htm

 

Please check if this option is avalailabe in your scanner software.

 

Regards, Uwe

 

Hi Uwe

 

Thanks for the reply.

 

Yes I am familiar with that function and I did use it. I will try a more aggressive setting and see if it has any effect

 

Paul

 

 

 

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