On Thu, 24 May 2001 19:08:51 -0400 Ray Amos (email@example.com) wrote:
> In my opinion, Nikon has
> really improved the digital ice feature. I cannot tell any difference
> in sharpness "using" and "not using" digital ice cubed even when zoomed
> side-by-side until you could see the pixels.
If it is now that good, it will be something of a killer feature. Spotting
is *the* major time-eater here, even with pristine film.
> BTW, 14-bit color will blow your socks off! Personally, I use 14-bit
> scans when "Color is an important ingredient in the overall image". The
> down side is the size doubles. PS converts it from 14-bits to 16-bits.
> My scans are a little over 100 MB and if you try to compress them using
> Photoshop's LZW compression, the size actually increases. Instead of a
> 30 MB compressed file you end up with a 110 MB non-compressed file.
I invariably use this route with the Polaroid, results are much better
than scanning to 8 bits.
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