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[filmscanners] Re: IT8 calibration queries

I wrote ...

> > ...
> > (c) Most IT8 targets are for Ektachrome but I notice that
> > Coloraid also do Fuji targets.  How much practical difference
> > does it make getting the closest target to the film stock you
> > shoot?  (I normally use Fuji Sensia.)

shAf replied ...

>   Any accurate IT8 (and its reference file), should do only 2 things (1)
> calibarate your scanner's interpretation of color, and (2) provide a
> realistic measure of its gamut.  It can be argued neither of these are film
> dependent, and are only scanner dependent.

That makes sense.  In that case, the only potential benefit that I can see from 
different targets would be if one had a wider or different gamut than the 
other.  Anyone know whether the Kodak or Fuji targets have significantly 
different gamuts?


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