I’m only telling you what I’m observing compared to what I’ld expect from a medium format film shot of a subject that close up. You certainly know your craft! For more information and for registration, please click here. I’ll show you what I’m talking about. I had been holding out for Plustek’s new OpticFilm , but after seeing what you’re doing with an Epson v, I’m not so sure.

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For more information and for registration, please click here. I installed all the software packed with the which consisted of the regular supplied company software and SilverFast SE. Not disagreeing with you, Paul. This is fairly well documented by other users and appears to be inherent in the Epson V and V designs.

Your name or email address: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. See questions and answers. I ended up warming up the picture a little bit more in Aperture, but it still looked good with the settings mentioned above. This is what I’ve observed about the effect of the nature and quality of light has on delivering reflected detail to a sensor or film base. Just scan your photos renew the color with one click.

It isn’t the size of the area of the negative that matters but the size of the detail captured. I did not install Photoshop Elements. After spending a lot of time getting to know Silverfast 8 and creating a custom Negafix profile along with some “global color correction” tweaks to warm up the mid tones and highlightsand after adjusting the height of the film tray very, very important! Windsor Newton pigmented watercolors against Dr. For calibrating your scanner, we recommend our patented and award-winning Auto IT8 Calibration using a calibration target from our own production in combination with SilverFast Ai Studio 8 or Archive Suite 8.


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Buy with confidence as the condition of this item and its timely delivery are guaranteed under the “Amazon A-to-z Guarantee”. I still expect a lot more from even 6x7cm film which v750rpo nearly 3 inches on the long end.

I currently use a Plustek OpticFilm i Ai to scan my 35mm film and am very happy with it. See offer for details. With either Rolleiflex or the Hasselblad, the prints are extremely sharp. Maybe I’m expecting too much from large format, but I’ve seen close crops of 8×10 negatives shot of Yosemite and V750por Canyon landscapes online that resolved tiny trees and shrubs off in the distant horizon.

From what I understand, every scanner is slightly different, so you have to spend the time to find the optimal height for your scanner. Martin dyes lit by window, tungsten vs fluorescent light on quality rag watercolor paper.

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Tim, if you’re comparing the resolution of 8×10 inch negatives to negatives that are about 2. And the resulting scan had no less dust, but did contain ripple-distortion and excessive pixilation. Maybe you can’t see what I see in the skin tones of the Portra photos, but they have more variation in the colors than the digital files do.

It barely reaches epsn the desk to the PC – and that with some routing short-cuts. I had to scratch my head a bit about your choice of dpi scanning resolution.


Setup of the scanner went exceptionally well on the first try- far easier than some of the others that I have owned. I don’t understand why Amazon would ship epskn delicate electro-optical device and expose it to damage in transit.

This is an excellent scanner for working as a stand-alone scanner to do copies or OCR into Microsoft Word. If epsson have children or pets around I’d be careful to keep them 10 feet or further from the unit. The scanner physically is a nice size and fits on my desk well but it is a pretty big desk. Basically, what I did was go into the expert mode in the Negafix dialog click on the little graduation cap icon and straighten out the main curve so that all colors move together so that it’s almost a straight 45 degree line.

In answer to Zoltan’s assertion that the film grain can’t be seen on Epson scans, I’m pretty sure that the texture I see in my scan is the film grain. This specialized system gives you additional scratch removal and sharpness enhancement capabilities for black—and—white film. The standard Epson Scan package is what I am choosing to use.