View Full Version : Digital Imaging and Slit Scanning

07-14-2016, 05:31 PM
I'm working on a new body of work using slit scanning methods. Slit Scanning is the process of taking photos as if you were using a scanner. It captures one strip of image at a time which can give interesting and powerful effects. I use a Slit Scanning App on my phone. After taking many photos, I use photoshop to edit them together. Let me know what you think.

07-14-2016, 06:20 PM
Very interesting. i will have to look into this technique. Do you have a link to explain it more fully?

07-14-2016, 09:39 PM
I call this type of art Imaging. I really like that top picture and the others are very interesting. I hope you post more.

07-15-2016, 10:49 AM
Very nice look to them.

07-18-2016, 02:11 PM
Very interesting. i will have to look into this technique. Do you have a link to explain it more fully?

I have a couple of links that may be helpful to you. There is the Wikipedia page that has a couple of examples.

An artist I know, Nathaniel Stern focuses heavily on using slit scanning methods and he is known for modifying scanners so that they can be portable (using custom battery packs, etc.) He is the person who first introduced me to this process and there are so many possibilities. Here is a link to one of his series.

This link shows many examples of how slit scanning has been used to do really amazing things. This might help you come up with some ideas!

Let me know what you think! I hope these help you. ^.^

07-19-2016, 09:58 AM
Nice! very creative. I like these!

07-19-2016, 11:11 PM
Nice! very creative. I like these!

Thanks! :) Slit Scanning is very fun and the technology is easily accessible since you can find basic apps for your phone. I highly encourage you to try it yourself ^.^ There are of course much more complicated ways of going about this process, but its all up to what it is you want to do.