Submitting Photos, Cartoons, and other Artifacts|
Anyone from the class of 1982, or anyone who has photos of people or events from Northwestern during 1978..1982,
is welcome to submit materials electronically for posting on this site.
nu1982.org reserves the right to edit or politely reject any submissions that we feel are not suitable for this site.
for the e-mail address or (if you have a lot of files) FTP server to use to send us your materials.
At nu1982.org, we are preserving items for posterity, so bigger is better.
We like high-resolution scans, and do not mind in the least if your files are
1, 5, or even 20+ megabytes, each!
You will obtain the best results by scanning at 300dpi and 24-bit color, placing the
photo directly on the scanner glass. If the photo is in a photo album with a plastic
protective sheet over the photo, the picture will be clearer if you temporarily remove
the protective sheet during the scan.
Scanning the Daily Northwestern
The photos in the Daily (and the Syllabus) are half-tones, so you will want to scan at 300 dpi
and 8-bit black-and-white, with "de-screening" turned on.
Scanning Line Art
If you have original line art (like Banderooge), you will want to scan at 720 dpi, 1-bit color (i.e., black & white).
were scanned on an Epson Perfection 2450 Photo Scanner
acquired in early 2002. It supports 2400x4800 DPI hardware resolution, 48-bit color, USB,
and scans documents as well as slides, negatives, and film strips very quickly.
Last updated Sunday, August 31st, 2003.
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