>From: "Rob Geraghty" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>I think most of the softening is the dust removal algorithms at higher
>but it's hard to know. Only separating the features would make it possible
If you look at the first example on my page you will see that it was scanned
with version 6.5 (the last version before the new grain reduction and
cleaning algorithms) and it was done using the Scour (strongest) setting.
It *doesn't* have any softening. By the way, these scans were done using
the Minolta Scan Elite which has the infrared channel. In the past Ed has
said that his cleaning algorithms do *not* soften the image if there is an
infrared channel. As you can see from the scans though, version 6.6 does
soften the image when Scrub and Scour are used. Whether that is because the
cleaning algorithm is broken in some way or because of the grain reduction
algorithm, I don't know. It is the main reason I would like to have
separate controls though.
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