of 35mm color slide scanners are ongoing at the FLAAR office
software is what controls the hardware. Since the hardware is outstanding
this offers lots of potential for the software to archive superior
scans. Rarely are your slides perfect. Some are under exposed, others
are overexposed. The idea is to correct the images in the scanner
worst thing to do is to blinkly scan and then attempt to correct
your mistakes in Photoshop later. If your scan itself is well done
you should not have to use Photoshop whatsoever. In fact you should
print directly from your scanned slide with no movements in Photoshop
you have to use Photoshop to correct a color cast or exposure then
you are doing something wrong in the original scan.
have used Binuscan, LinoColor,
Umax Magicscan and others. The Creo scanner software is by far the
best and easiest for me to figure out how to use it. Binuscan never
impressed me. LinoColor has the prestige and name of Heidelberg
behind it but requires that you do everything for prepress. What
if you just need to scan to preserve the images in digital format
(since the color of your original slide is fading)?
the intermediate user SilverFast is probably the best choice, but
it does not work on high-end scanners such as the Creo (not a large
enough market and because anyone who already owns a CreoScitex scanner
is already satisfied with their own special Creo scanner software.
Additional photos of the Creo EverSmart scanner are available.
you scan, how and where do you store all your digital images?
How has the Digital Imaging Technology Center solved this
dilemma? Perhaps our experience in digital image storage can
help you with an
easy way to store digitized slides and digital photographs.
storage comes in three convenient sizes to suit your needs.
of links to laser printers, wide-format inkjet printers
printers (and why to
avoid them), and other informative links
of links to info on desktop
publishing hardware/software, www.laser-printer-reviews.org
|| FLAAR offers for you more information about this subject