Scanning and Cameras for Genealogists

From Genealogy’s Star: Scanner vs. Camera or DPI, LPI, MP, and Other Acronyms for Genealogists. ‘Online’ and ‘cloud’ computing invites all genealogists to be involved in media from posting photos online to Instagram to uploading copies of documents as sources to online family trees. Scanners and digital cameras have become ubiquitous. But little is being said and even less is being written about the quality of the digital images that are being posted by the millions and billions. It has apparently been years since I have written anything about the jargon associated with the making of digital images so I thought it about time to return to this subject.”

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