ACK! The Scans! The Scans!

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  1. Weaving Wax

    Weaving Wax TPF Noob!

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    Ok...a few things...

    1) Does it look a little too grey to you? How's the contrast?

    2) The scans (done at a wolfs camera) is very pixelated. Is there any way to get around this/correct it?

    Thanks!
     
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    Basically all of the midtone detail is blown out. So it looks gray, but in fact the contast is quite high. I would start buy purchasing a scanner. The quality of this scan is obviously very, very, sub-par.
     
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    Is there a decent scanner in the $100-$200 range? Yeah, I know it isn't "professional" quality...thats why I said decent.

    Anyone have opinions on the Epson RX620?

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    Epson is the way to go in the scanner world. Pick any one with a transparency lid and some film holders, and you'll be good to go. You can scan negs at several thousand dpi if you like. Just remember to turn the auto-exposure in the scanner settings off.
     

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