In a comment on my Family History Through the Alphabet – F is for …Greedy post where I sang the praises of Flip-Pal mobile scanners Sharon asked "Is the joining of small images into one big image really as good as stated?"
Sharon, I wasn't sure that the stitching would be as good as the people from Flip-Pal stated so had to check it out. The results speak for themselves.
This was my very first stitching effort in which I stitched my early scans 0015 to 0018 together. It was a large photo (too big for an album). I am wondering if the kids will use it in a slideshow at my wake.
|Image 1 Old girl, Poor dolphin|
I scanned and stitched this deteriorating old photo as a demo for a lady at The Shoalhaven Family History Fair last weekend. With a bit of tweaking in photo imaging software it should look pretty schmick. The lady bought a Flip-Pal on the spot.
|Image 2 - Old photo|
Just in case the stitches previously done were flukes I grabbed the copy of Inside History Magazine that was in my laptop bag and scanned it just now.
|Image 3 Inside History Magazine|
You will note the raggy edges on Images 1 and 3, these are visible because I haven't cropped the images to get rid of the of the background on which the items were placed for scanning. On my Image 3 the baby's waving hand is out of focus as it is on the magazine cover.
Yes, yes and yes. I have a flip-pal (no affiliation) and it is truly amazing.
Thank you Jill. I really appreciate you taking the time to answer my query. I couldn't see the seam at all in any of yours scans (and I was looking closely). I'm sold! I'll go order my flip-pal now!
That cover has come up amazingly well! We need to get a flip-pal I think - maybe we can win our Issue 10 flip-pal giveaway ;)
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