Found Ephemera

I've been experimenting with some of the growing number of photo art apps and have found they can do wonders for those not-so-perfect photographs. This guide shows how you can use them to create your own ephemera for your digital storytelling projects.

Optimizing OCR

At Macworld, Joe Kissell has written a fascinating article on scanning to searchable PDFs. He explains how a searchable PDF file is constructed, which (Mac) apps work best and what settings create that sweet spot between file size and best resolution for OCR functionality. Even if you're not a Mac user, it's worth reading.