[ale] This Group is Da Bomb! (was OT:Recommended scanners)
aaron at pd.org
Tue Feb 19 11:37:58 EST 2008
It's so nice having ALE mail coming in again!
Where else are you going to get totally esoteric, eclectic and
eccentric techno-geek factoids like "the Nikon film scanners
used an infrared channel to detect and remove dust and
You GOTTA love it!
On Tuesday 19 February 2008 11:25, Jeff Hubbs wrote:
> Film scanning and Linux have not gone well together.
> I'm not sure who all's scanners have this feature, but one thing about
> the Nikon units that was noteworthy was that the images used an infrared
> channel, whose purpose was to get an image of any dist or scratches on
> the film. That channel was then used to interpolate the other color
> channels to mask out the defects in software.
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