best resolution when scanning b/w negatives

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best resolution when scanning b/w negatives

Postby predstone » Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:27 pm

I scan 4x5 negatives and now also 2 1/4x2 1/4 negatives both are B/w I use the Epson 760 flatbed scanner
I tend to stick with the "300" setting but often wonder if pushing the limits to ?? highest level will in fact yield more useful info. I also wonder if I should be using a different setting for the 2 1/4 neg
I seem to recall that at some point I would be getting more PPI but not necessarily better information.

Another related issue is understanding what I really get by making an HDR raw scan which I then convert using the silverfast hdr

Thanks for any pointers or explanations.

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Re: best resolution when scanning b/w negatives

Postby LSI_Ketelhohn » Wed Mar 08, 2017 4:24 pm

Dear user,

Which resolution yields the best information really depends on the individual film.
The best way is to set the slider to different values and compare the results.

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