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Re: filmscanners: Stellar ghosts and Leaf 45
At 6:11 PM -0400 5/12/01, Lynn Allen wrote:
>Anyway, using Harry's pin-prick method with a piece of black neg leader, I
>did the same thing Roger did with my Acer Scanwit at 2700dpi (Stellartest1).
>No ghosts, no bleeding. Actually, I expected quite a bit of noise, and got
>some, but it adjusted right out with the curve tool in MiraPhoto.
I had to admit to Harry that when I lightened up my scan
considerably (using Photoshop Levels, not rescanning) the ghosting
did indeed appear. Ordinarily it is masked by the dark background.
(Minolta Scan Dual II)
At 11:36 AM -0400 5/13/01, tflash wrote:
>I tried this with my Leafscan 45 And I get color fringing around the holes.
>I pin pricked the black leader from color neg film and scanned it as color
>neg. At 100% The hole edges are ringed with red and green. Does anyone else
>experience this phenomenon? I suspect that my scanner, being a three pass
>design, is having registration problems between the channels, or because the
>red channel typically seems softer than the other channels.
I don't seem to experience much colour fringing. The blue
areas in the scratch are places my needle didn't remove the entire
emulsion of the unexposed slide film.
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