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[filmscanners] Re: RAW?



Gary,

I was actually thinking of doing the scans, then using Photoshop or
similar for image processing.  I hadn't ever considered that it might
be possible to use Vuescan to do the processing.

Interesting.

Carlisle


On Mar 2, 2009, at 3:42 PM, "" <lists@lazygranch.com>
<lists@lazygranch.com> wrote:

> Most of the tweaking done in a scanner is "computer", not
>  something done by physically altering how the scanner wo
> rks. (A few thing DO change the scanning process, such as
>  the long exposure scan used for dense images.)
> Thus yo
> u can scan raw, save to the hard drive, then later read t
> he raw image into vuescan. So it is the most flexible.
>
> I should put out that vuescan does its tweaking based on
>  the cropped image. That is, only the cropped image is an
> alyzed.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Carlisle Lan
> del" <clandel@roadrunner.com>
>
> Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 15
> :03:59
> To: <lists@lazygranch.com>
> Subject: [filmscanne
> rs] Re: RAW?
>
> Hi Preston,
>
> At this point, my expertis
> e in color correction is essentially nil.
> I figured I'd
> get busy acquiring  that next, but it seems easiest to
> j
> ust start scanning.
>
> You make a *great* point that I ou
> ght to upgrade for the updates
> alone.  Maybe (in fact, i
> t is quite likely) I'll do the upgrade
> regardless of my
> output format, but the original question still
> stands.
> However, maybe I need to restate the question in light of
>
> your comments.
>
> So here goes:  What format gives me t
> he *most* flexibility for post-
> scanning correction/proc
> essing/etc.?  And corollary to this:  Is
> there a *downsi
> de* (other than sheer file size) to such a format?
>
> Tha
> nks,
>
> Carlisle
>
>
> On Mar 2, 2009, at 1:12 PM, Preston
>  Earle wrote:
>
>> "Carlisle Landel" asked "Upgrade and s
> can RAW, or just go with TIFF?"
>> ----------------------
> ---
>>
>> What is your level of color-correction expertis
> e? As I understand your
>> plans, you want to bulk-scan a
>  bunch of slides unattended. Without
>> making
>> individ
> ual adjustments to the software for each scan, you will h
> ave
>> a lot of
>> color correction to do on each image.
> (Even with making individual
>> adjustments for each scan
> , you will have to make a fair number of
>> adjustments t
> o get really good final images. If you are very
>> compet
> ent in
>> Photoshop color correction, it may help to star
> t with RAW files
>> ( though I
>> doubt it), otherwise, s
> tarting with tiffs (or jpegs) will be just
>> as good.
>>
>
>> I'd suggest you pick out a dozen representative slide
> s and take
>> them through
>> the complete scanning/corre
> cting process to get a good idea of what
>> you will
>> b
> e doing before starting to scan the bulk of the slides. Y
> ou may
>> want to
>> make some changes in your workflow b
> efore you get ALL the slides
>> scanned.
>>
>> I'm not fa
> miliar with VueScan's RAW format, but in general RAW
>> p
> rocessors
>> give some additional options in color-correc
> tion, but 95% of the
>> necessary
>> work can be done in
> Photoshop alone.
>>
>> A greater reason to get the Pro ve
> rsion is to get a lifetime of
>> updates.
>> It's pretty
> good insurance or $40. I don't know how often Ed
>> updat
> es the
>> program these days, but several years ago he wo
> uld put out updates
>> every
>> week or so.
>>
>>
>> Pres
> ton Earle
>> PEarle@triad.rr.com
>> www.sawdustforbrains.
> blogspot.com
>>
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