Using a scanner to "take photos" is like having great studio lighting, a top of the art photocopy machine, and a high quality camera all in one. The process results in a shallow depth of a field, amazing detail, and best of all a dreamy, magazine-like quality.
Materials Needed: flatbed scanner, a computer, subjects to "photograph"
Subject Matter: Don't stop at 2D. 3D objects can work, too. More tips on selecting images in Vincent's article.
All images below made with a flatbed scanner.
Flickr Member Tiago De Sousa
Flickr Member juan4salvador
Vincent de Groot
Flickr Member Sra Mozart
Flickr Member russell.bride
Flickr Member forgottenpittsburgh
Flickr Member KayraChin
Flickr Member Em R.S.
Cortijada Los Gazquez
Flickr Member mraaronmorris
Mine for more great photos in Flickr's scanner photography group.