My 7.1.3 has a seperate control for Image Brightness and Gamma. Image
brightness will affect the blacks of the image, Gamma not so much.
I often leave Black to .01 or so which results in the black edge of negs or
slide masks going close to 0, I almost always go with Maximum and do any
>> It has - the 'image brightness' setting sets both gamma and
>> brightness/contrast according to some fiendish Hamrickian scheme. I still
>> preferred them as separate parameters, but that's the control to twiddle
>> with - in practice it works well - to achieve a scan which does not clip
>> either end of the histogram. You'll also want to set VS white point to
>> 0.01 and black to 0.0.
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