Text Bleed Through

Text bleed through is a common occurrence that happens when you make scans from newsprint or books. This is also a common when making copies with copying machine. What's happening, is the light from the scanner/copier is passing through the paper, and picking up ghost images of the ink on the other side of the paper. There is a very easy to reduce this phenomena. Just place a piece of black construction paper, behind the page being scanned/copied.  It's a very simple, and low tech way to solve the problem.

Scanned image showing bleed through

Scanned image showing bleed through.

Scanned image void of bleed through

Scanned image using black cardboard backing, virtually eliminating the ghost images.

Toolbox - Luke Spence