Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/22

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Scanning images from Tri-X negatives
From: Skip Williams <>
Date: Mon, 22 May 2000 08:35:07 -0400
References: <001001bfc3d9$3ce7b180$>

You might want to try Ed Hamrik's VueScan at  He has presets for B&W negatives from 
different films and densities.


At 12:26 PM 5/22/00 +0100, you wrote:
>I am trying to scan images from Tri-X negatives using a Coolscan III LS30
>and they all come out very overexposed.  I have turned off the colour
>management and am using the grayscale scanning option.  When I scan Scala
>slides they are great, it is just the Tri-X negatives.
>I can adjust the scanner to apply a -EV to the scan process but the scans
>then look very grainy and I do not particlularly like changing the images
>too much.  The printed Tri-X images are fine.
>The tenuous link to Leica is that I have taken the images with my M6!
>Any ideas on how to do good scans would be welcome.

Replies: Reply from "Simon Lamb" <> (Re: [Leica] Scanning images from Tri-X negatives)
In reply to: Message from "Doug Richardson" <> ([Leica] Re: full finder coverage of the IIIg)