it is simply easier to place objects on top of a flatbed scanner
than to set up lights, a photo table, tripod, and all that.
scan of a a pre-Columbian gold turtle.
is a replica of a pre-Columbian gold turtle. The gold is possibly
actually gold, but these are mass produced for tourists. Still,
they make nice jewelry.
is a direct scan of the actual turtle on a flatbed scanner.
preparation, just popped the turtle on, pressed the button, and
all digitized, ready for use in any graphics design.
you have your own flatbed scanner at home or in the office or studio,
let your imagination conjure up all the various items you can scan.
for work or hobby, a flatbed scanner is a wonderful accessory to
your computer system, both for a PC or for a Macintosh.
be sure to get a quality scanner with good software. You will not
get a scan of this quality with a $79 scanner.
I should add that the scan above is just a quickie and was done
by a person with no previous scanning ability whatsoever. After
all, if all our testers are professionals we will never learn how
a real normal person will fare when they try a particular make and