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Re: filmscanners: Scanner resolution (was: BWP seeks scanner)
> At 11:41 PM 6/19/01 +0100, Richard wrote:
>> Open the Leafscan image in PS and see if you can get approximately close to
>> the Nikon scan. I couldn't
> Boy, I must be missing something here.
> You're on the wrong track. You can't fix the Leaf
> image; it's already had its shadow tones compressed
> into oblivion.
Sorry, I meant the Nikon scan of course.
> Open the *Nikon* image. Go to Image->Adjust->Levels
> and move the black slider up to about 10 or 12. Note
> how the "haze" disappears. Move the slider to 15
> and the image looks even better -- except for the
> shadows, which disappear in blackness.
There's no way to get even close to the Leafscan colours in PS, I tried
Levels as above and it looks awful, the face tones are too dark.
>> I've been thinking about the Nikon 4000ED too, so it was interesting for me
>> to see the comparison.
> It's a bogus comparison. It proves nothing about
> the relative merits of either scanner.
Its all food for thought as far as I'm concerned.
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