Im no expert on Vuescan but try this settings on negative scanning
Select your color space Adobe RGB Color Match etc
Set gamma lower 1.4 or 1.6
Image brightness 0.8 0.9 instead of 1
This settings gives me better results, more contrast etc
Increase contrast later on in photoshop about 15-20%
work with curves to correct the middle tones
Increase color saturation until you are satisfied.
Slide scanning go back to original settings in Vuescan , default settings
which are rely good.
Let me know if this helps you
Best regards Mikael Risedal
>From: TonySleep@halftone.co.uk (Tony Sleep)
>Subject: Re: filmscanners: Canon and Vuescan
>Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2001 20:48 +0100 (BST)
>On Fri, 13 Jul 2001 12:12:14 +0100 Gandy Martin (Martin.Gandy@ICL.com)
> > I would like to contact any Canon FS2710 users with Vuescan experience.
> > I
> > installed Vuescan because of the good reports but have always
> > experienced
> > scans with the default sttings to have very low contrast, with the
> > values in
> > levels bunched to the left.
>What are your white and black point settings? Is the 'auto' box checked
>for each? And have you experimented with the Image brightness setting?
>(all on the 'Color' tab).
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