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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Scanning images from Tri-X negatives
From: "Simon Lamb" <>
Date: Mon, 22 May 2000 13:49:56 +0100
References: <001001bfc3d9$3ce7b180$> <>


Thanks very much.  I will definitely check it out.

Amateur efforts at

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Skip Williams" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, May 22, 2000 1:35 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Scanning images from Tri-X negatives

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

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