How Can I Extract Every Individual Portrait from My Schools Yearbook?

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How can I extract every individual portrait from my school's yearbook and save them as individual files?

Well it sounds like your main goal is to digitize old photo prints. Likely of many sizes, some may have scalloped edges or rounded corners. Might have a mixture of B&W and Color, maybe slides or film negatives are included in the collection. You said you want to archive. That implies a level of quality the typical novice may not have the skills, time or resources for. It may be a smart move to send this out to a photo scanner service. Your time may be best spent weeding, organizing, and detailing information of each photo in old family collection. One advantage of a service to digitize the photo collection is the equipment quality and the scanning workflow employed will be established and expertly operated process. What I am referring to is having scanners calibrated, scanner equipment is ICC profiled using a spectrophotometer, a color managed workflow is in place, these are some of variables that will allow for archival quality scans. This you can not do on the cheap. If Photos are damaged, retouching is an option with many scanning services. Again skills that come with time and experience, and proper computer software tools and setup for archival quality are needed to get expert result. If doing it cheap and fast is the main goal to digitize old photo prints. Buy or rent and set up a copy stand (flat surface with lights and fixed camera mount) and use your phone camera to capture all the old family photos.

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Using your phone the same as you would with DSLR, capture the photo with all the filters on. Capture the old photo at full pixel rate and then apply the high quality scanning you have in mind. You will want to use an old camera like my Canon SLR's 50 mm 1.8 or 50 mm 1.0, these are the lenses of choice for high quality scans. You have to find the perfect spot to place your phone photo scanner, be careful to not put the phone camera so close to the old photo that it may get broken from the stress. It makes the photo scan less sharp, and I'd hate to have a damaged photo for you to scan! Then set up a digital photo editing software program like Adobe Photoshop or similar to digitally remove the background, brighten or soften the image, then add all the layers required for.