I have several hundred pages (sleeves) of 35mm color negatives. A few years ago I started a project to scan-in all the negatives. But because of my own disorganization, the project has turned into a big mess. [more inside]
I bought a photo scanner... a while ago... and have not even opened it because I'm not clear how to go about the project of scanning my photographs, and I don't want to get halfway through and then wish I had done it differently from the beginning. Please help undaunt me. [more inside]
I need to scan a bunch of documents that are mostly simple black/white or grayscale text, lines, etc. I'm probably going to just buy a sheet-fed scanner, and I'd like recommendations for that. I'm hoping for a solution that will automatically generate PDFs with the included scanned images encoded as GIFs or PNGs or similar, since they will mostly be black/white or grayscale, which compresses much more cleanly with these formats. [more inside]
Storing paper/cardboard inserts from cassettes and CDs -- is this a solved problem? I'm going to have ~100 cassette inserts and 200-300 CD inserts. I'm wondering if there's some kind of pockety book thing that will make it easy to refer to these in the future and to enjoy looking at them casually/nostalgically. [more inside]
Hivemind: Do you know any respectable/trust-worthy company in North America specialized in document digitizing? Details inside. [more inside]
I'm no buccaneer, and I'm not trying to hornswaggle anyone, but I would like to hang the RIAA from the yardarm.
Are there any significant US organizations similar to Piratbyrån? [more inside]
I'm planning to buy a new flatbed scanner, and the decision about which one to get is going to hinge on some fairly picky details that don't usually show up in "consumer"-level reviews. If you have hands-on experience with flatbed scanners with larger-than-8.5"x11" scanbeds, preferably models that are still available at retail, can you help? [more inside]
I have been asked to provide a quote for digitizing a bunch of documents. What is the going rate for this type of work? More details inside. [more inside]
Options besides PDF for digitizing dual-language books? [more inside]
How do I properly scan a page out of a hardcover book on a flatbed scanner? [more inside]
Is there any benefit to using a flatbed scanner instead of a copy stand with a digital camera to digitize flat art?
Transferring 8mm film to digital video advice (+) [more inside]