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[filmscanners] Re: Digital for magazine publication?



Whereas stock agencies are increasingly requesting digital files,
individual image buyers don't feel like accepting files here in Spain.

I guess that stock agencies are in control over what they do accept, and
know quite well the abilities of their individual photographers. On the
other hand, final image consumers do never know what's in the file as many
newly converted digital photographers did not made their homework on
digital imaging. I know about some colleagues who have good scanners but
just operate them on factory software defaults, adjusting nearly anything
for each new slide (wouldn't matter much anyway, as they have uncalibrated
systems).

Even if of good quality, as you said digital images require a different
workflow at client's house. And many of them didn't made their homework
neither...

Roger

At 13:16 30/01/03 +0000, you wrote:
> >From the Re:  Filmscanners - is this about as goodasitgets?
> >Conversion to slides via a film recorder is also
> >pricy, not very good from what I hear, and backwards looking.
>
>If one is supplying magazines or maybe newspapers as a freelance how many
>want to
>accept digital and how are you presenting them?
>
>Some of the ones I've talked with don't want digital as they are not as
>convenient to
>quickly look at and select as compared to slides on a light box.  This was
>in relation to
>submitting freelanced travel and underwater articles with accompanying
>photographs.
>They also seem wary of reproduction quality at the moment.

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