Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/10/17

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Hello, a newbie, and a question
From: "Douglas Herr" <>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 00:56:11 +0800

Chandos wrote

> Doug,
> Any thoughts on scanning Kodachrome?  I find it devilish stuff to scan on 
> my Nikon 2000LS.  I have better luck with the various pro Eltachromes 
> (100VS, S, etc.).  This isn't an issue, I suppose, if one doesn't intend to 
> insert it into a digital workflow.
> Chandos
This is one of many reasons Kodachrome is falling out of favor.  A scanner with a high d-max is the best bet because Kodachrome has such bright whites and deep blacks.  Wonderful on a projection screen and pain in the ass to scan.

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Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento

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