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RE: filmscanners: Vuescan gripes

>Me too. Having a LS-30 I badly need Vuescan as it's the only way to extract
>10 bits rather than 8, and it's really a waste of time having to make a real
>scan to check if the exposure is correct (no clipping at the high and low
>ends), rather than simply looking at the histogram after the preview. Or am
>I missing something?

I'm also a semi-frustrated Vuescan user and while I no longer worry about
setting the black and white points before scanning (I use .01% and deal
with it later in PS), I also end up previewing scans in PS to get the
exposure right.  Because I frequently use the 16x multisample option and
always scan in 16-bit mode, this means I sometimes spend as much as an hour
on each image, which is a major PITA.  Still, the results I get from it,
despite the aggro, are far superior to what I get from Minolta's software...

Jeff Goggin
Scottsdale, AZ


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