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Re: filmscanners: Nikon 8000 ED or Polaroid Sprintscan 120 ??

On Mon, 12 Feb 2001 23:15:22 -0500  tflash (tflash@earthlink.net) wrote:

> That's a nice big file. But when one doesn't need such a large file, is it
> better to scan at the optical resolution and rez down, or better to scan at
> a lower resolution?

Scan at full optical res and downsize. Scanning at lower res usually just drops 
pixels (does depend on the driver tho'), resizing in PS etc uses interpolation 
resulting in less aliasing and smoother tonality.


Tony Sleep
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