A&P pp programs for film?

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  1. Kamekaze v.OT

    Kamekaze v.OT New Member

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    What would ya'll suggest? My negative scanner seems to scan a little dark and the on board bright/contrast options kind of wash the pictures out... Should lightroom or cs work just as well on a scanned image or is there some specialty software that will do a better job?
     
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  3. Kamekaze v.OT

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    link? not finding much on google
     
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    VueScan is the standard aroud here...
     
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    Slightly expensive.
     
  7. The Great Deceiver

    The Great Deceiver 21st Century Schizoid Man

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    What scanner do you have?
     
  8. Kamekaze v.OT

    Kamekaze v.OT New Member

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    a few year old hp 5500c. Not the best for scanning negatives, but hey, it was free.
     
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    I suggest picking up a used coolscan if you want to do it right.
     
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  11. The Great Deceiver

    The Great Deceiver 21st Century Schizoid Man

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    Can you post an example? I shoot film and I want to know how a normal scanner scans negatives
     
  12. TheManLouisianaFace

    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    I use an epson flatbed, it has a little tray that holds the negatives.



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  13. Kamekaze v.OT

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    screwed around with the contrast/brightness in mspaint for a couple seconds....... This scanner can do a great job but takes an incredible amount of time for making high resolution scans.
     
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    and yes I know I need to clean my scanner.
     
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    How long does it take for a 1 photo scan?
     
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    Kamekaze v.OT New Member

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    at 600dpi it takes a minute or 2 for one frame on my slow ass computer.
     

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