Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/07/19

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Film scanner advice
From: "Douglas Landrum" <>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 19:39:37 -0700
References: <>

I have been pleased with the Nikon Coolscan IV ED.  Great dynamic range.
Little noise. Solid machine and relatively cheap.  The Canoscan and the
Polaroid are worth a look too.
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Tarek Charara" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2001 12:46 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Film scanner advice

> I use the Photo CD a lot and find that some slides/B&W negatives (more
> 20%) lose shadow/highlight details. Color negatives seem to come out
> I don't know if this is retailer dependant or if it has to do with Photo
> Tarek
> le 18/07/01 6:58, Andrew Schroter à a écrit :
> > With slides and PhotoCD, you can pick the slides you want digitized and
> > bring up to about 100 slides (Hi Res pics are about 4-5MB) to a photo
> > processing retail shop.  My local Ritz camera dealer charges .75/slide.
> > about $5.50 for developing a 36 exposure roll (can use A&I mailers -
> > from and out of 10 rolls, say you want to scan 10 slides
> > roll, thats about $125-130 total.  You may be able to find better prices
> > scanning than that.

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