>From: "shAf" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: filmscanners: OK, Vuescan is driving me nuts
>Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 11:43:30 -0700
>Jeffrey writes ...
> > >I suppose I am with Lynn ... afterall, whether you use Vuescan to
> > >crop, or not, it still scans the entire frame, simply delivering
> > >what's within the area to the "cropped" file.
> > The problem is the little slivers of black border that are left
>cause it to
> > calculate the scan exposure incorrectly. To avoid this, I have to
> > image ever so slightly and Vuescan's cropping tool makes this
> Wouldn't the Vuescan "buffer" variable solve this problem ...
>leastwize, I thought that it was its purpose ... set it once ... don't
>worry about the exposure again(?)
Yup, works for me. My Crop|Buffer setting is 2% (I think the default) and
that seems to work well for my full frame crops. A person could probably
increase this to 10% to make sure the black can't influence the auto values.
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