This was either a dumb question on my part, or it required a complex response.
John Rylatt wrote:
> Does this mean that with the increased exposure feature of VueScan 7.2.1 that
> underexposed slides can now be scanned on FS4000 to show 'noiseless' shadow
> EdHamrick@aol.com wrote:
> > I just releaded VueScan 7.2.1 for Windows, Mac OS 8/9/X
> > and Linux. It can be downloaded from:
> > http://www.hamrick.com/vsm.html
> > What's new in version 7.2.1
> > * Added support for CCD exposure time on Canon FS4000
> > (integer from 1 to 6), enabling "Device|Auto exposure"
> > and "Device|Long exposure pass"
> > * Improved speed of multi-pass multi-scanning on scanners
> > with two pass infrared scanning (FS4000 and ScanWit 2740S)
> > by only doing one infrared pass
> "Mark T." wrote:
> > But when I stuck in an underexposed
> > sunset (shot on kchrome 25), the catch appeared. Initially the scan looked
> > excellent - it dragged out more shadow detail than I had seen from this
> > slide before. But when I dragged the curve up a bit to look at the detail
> > more closely, the noise was pretty obvious. If it had only been in the
> > very deepest areas, I would have forgiven it, but it seems to pervade all
> > deep shadow areas.