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Re: filmscanners: Scanning Kodachromes with LS30
Are you sure the image size isn't 28x28mm?
Those slides sound like 126 (the original Instamatic format) to me.
EdHamrick@aol.com () wrote:
> In a message dated 7/26/2001 2:21:09 AM EST, email@example.com writes:
> > I am using VueScan 7.1.7 on a PC with an LS30. What is the generally
> > accepted best method for scanning these? Is use of the infrared
> > channel
> > out? If it is better to use Nikon Scan 3.1 on these I can.
> VueScan's infrared dust removal works fine with Kodachrome. It's
> the ICE algorithm that doesn't work with Kodachrome.
> > Many of the slides are badly faded, quite dirty (fingerprints, dust)
> > and
> > all of them are of an unknown size (to me). They are a square image
> > measuring about 22mm on a side. This pretty much buggers me for
> > scanning
> > the whole image but the owner of the slides (family!) don't mind if I
> > forcibly have to crop due to the scanners limitations.
> You might also experiment with the "Filter|Restore colors" option.
> Ed Hamrick