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RE: filmscanners: Bypassing the scanner software filters and getting the raw data?
Yes, one of the reasons behind me asking the question. The Minolta software
is fine for simple adjustments but only enables you to preview on small
lo-res scans. I'd much rather work on the full scan in something like
Photopaint (What?! someone who doesn't use Photoshop and actually likes
Photopaint?! I must be mad!).
I'd be interested in knowing what the reasons are for prefering adjustment
in the scanning software as opposed to the main paint program. If the actual
hardware output is fixed, then surely it doesn't matter which you adjust
in - it just comes down to which package enables you to get the best
> I tend to agree with you--if you're going to correct in the image
> what's the point of correcting in the driver program? Or vice-versa?
> OTOH, not all programs are equal.
> Best regards--LRA