> >are there any scanners or scanning utilities that support multiple
> >the same image to inhance range?
> >is there a way to do this same thing in photoshop (ie: scan once for
> >quality in the highlights, change settings and scan again for
> >shadows, then combine the two into one continuous image)?
> Any scanner will do this procedure. I believe the correct procedure
or at least
> the one I am familiar with is:
> 1.) make the two scans as you described,
> 2.) Copy and paste one image onto
> the other. This places the two images
> on separate layers.
> 3.) You have to select and delete the
> bad highlight or shadow area on the
> front layer so the good area below shows thru.
> It may be easier to make a mask, or use a plugin like Mask Pro to
> over/underexposed area. Also, you probably should feather the
> Lynn Lutton
That's what I do. It is important to do both scans at the same time (I
have also done more than two) so the images are identical in size,
orientation, and every other respect except Levels (or curves) setting.
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