Scanner backers matter

Here are 2 scans of the same photo. The only difference is one scan was done with a white backer and the other one was done with a black backer. Black backers are useful if you have bleed-through with images or text on the verso showing up on the scan. A black backer reduces the bleed-through, but it can also darken the scan and changes the color. These are raw scans – no post work has been done on these photos other than crop.

Black Backer Left – White Backer Right

Selection from Gone Girl artist’s book by Daniel D. Teoli Jr. Archival Collection

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Daniel D.Teoli Jr. Archival Collection
Daniel D.Teoli Jr. Small Gauge Film Archive
Daniel D.Teoli Jr. Advertising Archive
Daniel D.Teoli Jr. VHS Video Archive
Daniel D.Teoli Jr. Audio Archive
Daniel D.Teoli Jr. Social Documentary Photography

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