Tag Archives: VueScan

Why I’m not using the online scanning services.

This post is a continuation of the series I started a few months ago recounting my adventures, frustrations and successes while digitizing my pictures at home. I mentioned that I’d investigated places online that do this a service and that … Continue reading

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Slide scanning update-getting better results

A couple posts back I compared 35mm slide scans made with my Nikon Coolscan film scanner and my Canon 9000F flat bed scanner. I mentioned that my normal workflow was 3000ppi scans on the Canon and I concluded that the … Continue reading

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Book review: The VueScan Bible

The VueScan Bible: Everything You Need to Know for Perfect Scanning Sascha Steinhoff, Rocky Nook publishing, (c) 2011 Since I’ve recommended the VueScan software, I thought I’d also mention this book. Bottom line While it advertises itself as “…the missing … Continue reading

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Canon 9000F vs. Nikon Coolscan V ED

This is a follow-up to the post where I reported extensively on my experience scanning slides with the Canon scanner and Vuescan software. As I indicated that I would, I got the Nikon film scanner off the self and scanned … Continue reading

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A tale of scanners, pictures and software (oh my!). Lessons learned.

Part 4. Project notes and ‘lessons learned’ At this point I’ve completed the first part of this project. I’ve gone through all the pictures in our family albums and all those I inherited via my Mom and Dad. I’ve gotten … Continue reading

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A tale of scanners, pictures and software (oh my!), Part 3: Calibration

Part 3. To calibrate or not to calibrate, aye, that is a question! While doing the research on scanners I found a number of mentions of doing a calibration test on a scanner to judge its out-of-the box-color accuracy. Actually, … Continue reading

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A tale of scanners, pictures and software (oh my!) part 2: software.

Part 2 Some new software and using it all. Scanner software Based on comments in the reviews for both scanners, it became clear to me that if I wanted the hardware to be really effective with the film and slides … Continue reading

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