>I'm stuck with the 8 bits of my LS-30 :-(
>I could try Vuescan and see if the white/black point settings actually
>at scan phase, looking at the raw file (if this worked, it would also give
>me the benefit of 10 bits). I haven't had much luck with Vuescan until
>but the latest release, which claims better results with negatives and
>accuracy in the preview, is surely worth a try.
Especially because Vuescan gives you 10 bits per channel out of the LS30.
I've done comparisons with Nikonscan and it makes a huge difference in
subtle shading. In the case of scanning dense silver based B&W it makes
the difference between getting an image or nothing at all.
Rob Geraghty email@example.com