First Scan on My New Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner

Night Fairy in Watercolor

What a beautiful scan. My watercolors never looked so good. The Epson Perfection V600 photo scanner is affordable, compact, lightweight, easy to set up, and a snap to use. Since I typically photograph my artwork in the evening, I was plagued with artificial lighting issues and shadows that I couldn’t easily correct in Photoshop without distorting the color. Bye-bye lighting issues and unwanted shadows. Hello gorgeous color.

The Epson Perfection V600 also solved a problem I was having with my camera capturing the texture of the cold press watercolor paper that I typically use. I don’t want that texture to appear on high-quality prints. Thank you so much for the fabulous gift, Mom, Greta, and my bestie, Tami. It looks like instead of doing housework and laundry on this rainy day, I’ll be playing with my new scanner.

Night fairy in watercolor on cold press Acquarello Artistico paper by Fabriano. This painting is based on a tutorial in the book, “Enchanting Fairies–How to Paint Fairies and Flowers,” by Barbara Lanza.

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11 thoughts on “First Scan on My New Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner

    • Thanks, Cindy. Great little scanner. It’s good to be able to display images online that look close to the original painting. I’ve been busy lately with building a new house. Will be posting pictures soon.

    • Hi, Miss B. There is a version that will scan A3 size paper, and 11×17 inch paper (tabloid), but I mistakenly chose the version that only scans letter sized paper (8.5 x 11 inches). Just be sure to choose the right model–don’t repeat my mistake! Love your illustrations for Prudy’s blog!

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