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[filmscanners] Re: Scanning for laser printing



On Fri, 28 Mar 2003 20:06:30 -0600, you wrote:

>Inkjets, for that matter, also are not "continuous tone."  To the best of my
>knowledge only dye sub printers are.
>
>In general, I would say that you would not want to scan a B&W negative
>(unless it is a line negative or lithographic negative) in 1-bit halftone.
>You would probably want to scan it in 8-bit grayscale or even 24-bit color.
>Leave any halftoning to the laser printer to do automatically when it
>receives the file.  You did not say if the B&W laser printer is a Postscript
>Printer or some emulation.  This could effect ones selection of the
>appropriate halftone screen to use if one were to incorporate a halftone in
>the scan I would think.
>
>My suggestion is to scan the B&W negative in in either 8-bit grayscale or
>(my preference) 24 or 42 - bit RGB at the same resolution (dpi/ppi) as your
>laser is capable of (300, 600, 1200, etc. dpi) if at all possible -
>otherwise at a minimum of 300 dpi/ppi.  Do your image editing and unsharp
>masking in your image editing software like Photoshop ( not your scanner
>software) and send it on to your printer to print, letting the printer
>determine the proper dithering or halftone to use which fits or is
>appropriate to the printers capabilities so as to render the file as a
>grayscale print.


Thanks Laurie- 

I'll try this.  


Ken Durling

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