Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/11/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica] neg/slide scanning
From: "James R. Nelon" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 1998 13:36:26 +0800

Can you tell me where you got the lookup tables so I can optimize the settings
on my Nikon Coolscan scanner? Thanks.

Jim Nelon

Eric Welch wrote:

> >It has been pointed out to me by several scanner operators that color
> >slide films scan better than negs.
> That must be the high end. Because for low end scanners the exact opposite
> is the case. The lower-priced scanners can't handle the contrast of slides.
> Though our Kodak scanner is much better at it with the latest lookup tables
> in the scanner driver.
> --
> Eric Welch
> St. Joseph, MO
>  The Devil whispered behind the leaves, It's pretty, but is it Art?   -
> Rudyard Kipling