Adjusted histogram before scanning
The Photograph on the left was made with the default settings of my Microtek SlimScan C6 scanner. I adjusted the Histogram on the photograph on the right before making the final scan using the instructions at
"A Simple Way to Get Better Scans By Adjusting Histogram"
Below are links to a web site that has very good scanning instructions.
A Few Scanning Tips - Main Page
A Simple Way to Get Better Scans By Adjusting Histogram
Restoration of genealogical photos
Brightness/Contrast and assorted Histogram Practice