You're right about the Picture disk quality- it's not great but I find it
anyway. I use it mostly to email pictures of my son to family, and occasionally
for simple web pages. The photos on
http://www.erols.com/spectors/ben.html are all unretouched from the Picture
disk, and while not super high quality they are at least OK (or maybe my
standards aren't quite as high ;^))
On 14 Nov 98, at 9:12, Brian Kemp wrote:
> I have to disagree in part. I ordered the Picture disk and was disappointed.
> All the
> pictures on the roll are saved on a 1.4M floppy disk with the application
> They are saved as a compressed jpg, with many details often washed out.
> similar color, like faces and the sides of cars, were brought together as one
> in lower resolution. The below pictures look ok, but both were cleaned up
> photo deluxe. The picture of crater lake was filtered and is shown at the
> possible. The picture of the engine needed about 30 minutes of contrast and
> work to distinguish the block from the background. Several people pictures
> the people on the news with their identity hidden.
> You can see a sample at my web page,
>http://home.earthlink.net/~bk13/brian.htm or for an
> item to the Triumph list at http://home.earthlink.net/~bk13/engstand.jpg
> The second picture is how you get an engine on or off an engine stand without
> It involves a jack for the car.
> If you just have an occasional need, get a $90 scanner and scan regular
>photos or go to
> Kinko's and scan them there.
> Brian Kemp