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RE: filmscanners: Scanner resolution (was: BWP seeks scanner)

On Fri, 15 Jun 2001 12:27:35 -0400  Austin Franklin 
(darkroom@ix.netcom.com) wrote:

> If you are going to be making B&W scans from a tri-color CCD scanner, 
> don't
> let the scanner do the B&W unless it does not use the red channel.

...unless you want to mitigate the effect of grain aliasing. Scanning 
to RGB and then reducing to greyscale usually gives less apparent grain.


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