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Scanning

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Scanning is the best way to turn images from books, newspapers or magazines into digital images on screen.

Why scan?

Many books, newspapers and magazines contain good images to put in your graphics project. You will need to use a scanner to transfer the images from paper to your screen.

A scanner is a device that takes images in printed format and copies them into a computer in a digital format.

Copyright

If you are scanning a photo taken by someone else, or an image from a book or magazine, you must secure copyright to allow you to use it. You can find out more about copyright here. You will also need to mention copyright even if you manipulate [manipulate: To change or edit as desired. ] the image in any way.

Remember to reference your sources in your eportfolio.

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