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Re: filmscanners: Scanning Kodachromes with LS30
In a message dated 7/26/2001 2:21:09 AM EST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> I am using VueScan 7.1.7 on a PC with an LS30. What is the generally
> accepted best method for scanning these? Is use of the infrared channel
> out? If it is better to use Nikon Scan 3.1 on these I can.
VueScan's infrared dust removal works fine with Kodachrome. It's
the ICE algorithm that doesn't work with Kodachrome.
> Many of the slides are badly faded, quite dirty (fingerprints, dust) and
> all of them are of an unknown size (to me). They are a square image
> measuring about 22mm on a side. This pretty much buggers me for scanning
> the whole image but the owner of the slides (family!) don't mind if I
> forcibly have to crop due to the scanners limitations.
You might also experiment with the "Filter|Restore colors" option.