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Re: filmscanners: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Films=20for=20scanning=20was=20RE=3A=20filmscanne



On Wed, 13 Jun 2001 10:13:19 +1000  =?iso-8859-1?Q?Rob=20Geraghty?= 
(harper@wordweb.com) wrote:

> I have access to a SS4000 but haven't had the time to try selections of
> the same films in the Polaroid to see if the aliasing behaviour is 
> improved.
> 
> Apparent grain with Superia 800 is absolutely appalling, but it's still
> possible to get useful low resolution images out of it. 

Try Superia 800 with the SS4000 as a matter of some urgency :-)

IME film type preferences under discussion here are 90% interactions 
between scanner and film, and the nice thing about 4000ppi is that an 
awful lot of the problems seen at ~2700ppi suddenly cease to exist. Oddly 
enough, the 1800ppi Microtek 35t I once owned was also fairly insensitive 
to film type (tho GOK it had other problems). 2700ppi seems to present a 
pixel size right slap bang in the range of grain sizes which 
medium-to-fast speed films utilise, unfortunately.

Regards 

Tony Sleep
http://www.halftone.co.uk - Online portfolio & exhibit; + film scanner 
info & comparisons




 




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