Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/14

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Subject: [Leica] Scanning C-41 B&W?
From: mattmorgan1 at (Matt Morgan)
Date: Thu Oct 14 18:26:35 2004
References: <r02010400-1035-8D92B4BE1E4611D9B1B7000A957A8242@[]>

Thanks Ken,

I'll try it as colour.

I know a lot of people use Vuescan, so is it the preferred choice of 
scanning software? I remember years ago having an early version and 
finding it very slow, but that was probably more to do with me.

Cheers, Matt.

On 15/10/2004, at 9:07, Kenneth Frazier wrote:

>> So, my question is, should I be scanning this film as a B&W neg or a
>> colour neg, and changing to B&W later?
> Vuescan software "automatically" sets C-41 B&W for color, and the
> results tend to be much better.  I tried overriding it and got the same
> results you did, using a Coolscan IV ED.
> My suggestion would be to set the C-41 B&W to scan as "color" and see
> what happens.
> Ken Frazier
> Weston, CT USA
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