August 27, 2019 posted by

This worked perfectly for my needs and would probably work for you with the different size slides. Maybe somebody also tried some way to scan medium format? Slide your film strip all the way into the film holder with the shiny base side facing down. Mindfulness, reflection, creativity, and stance. Originally Posted by cabbiinc. While I don’t own one myself a number of folks on RFF seem quit pleased with the results they get from scanners made by Plustek You may also want to look into this offer http: Which were great, but I don’t have access to them any more.

Then I discovered wet scanning. Not sure I’ve ever seen a how to scan thread here where you haven’t said that, kuzano. That said, I’m using the stock plastic film holder it came with so I’ll probably try to get one of those pieces of glass from betterscanning. Another search discovered a problem with trying to scan film on an Epson but with a solution applicable to yourself. I thought that CCD scanners had a lot of focus depth? You can scan up to four 35 mm slides at a time using the slide portion of the film holder.

Because of your above illustration, I found a YouTube film demo of the and the problem becomes clear: Les I am not familiar with the V Now it’s cropped 1.

Epson V370 – Scanning “Super Slides” – Help?

This of course is to have proper focus for the image area. I focused at f4. Things may change when I get the first roll of colour film taken on my new old Oly RC developed: As another poster has observed, the use of ‘Professional’ with ‘Normal’ should hoder that choice, as opposed to ‘Professional’ with ‘Thumbnail’. Do not cover the small holes on the film holder.

I do agree with the poster who said that resolution for scanners is HIGHLY overstated under the best circumstance, and am frustrated by that obvious lie in marketing the hardware. I can’t properly compare this with the bundled software as I never tried that I already owned a copy of Vuescan, and didn’t get disks with the scanner anywaybut generally speaking Vuescan provides more options for control than you get with bundled scanning software.


If slow scanning, frame by frame holded not put you off, the Plustek Opticfilm or migth be good for you. The best lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras.

With a good workflow and setup, it can be a lot faster than flatbed. Close the scanner cover. Just a little tricky, little waste of time, but possible. Les, I agree that this seems to be relating to something being “sensed” and applied automatically. For my irregular sizes, my ‘film holders’ are simple ‘cardboard sandwiches’ that I made myself. It defaults to “On”. Funny, I actually expected my scans to look as good as my negatives and transparencies.

So far I managed to scan one roll and it seemed to be relatively fine. I invested in a V and pretty disappointed with the results. Originally Posted by kuzano It’s not like I am a complete idiot on the computer end.

A reasonably sharp scan of the negative seems like an appropriate first step, no? Hokder was really impressed with V for 35mm color films That said, I’m using the stock plastic holfer holder it came with so I’ll probably try to get one of those pieces of glass from betterscanning. Use professional mode all the time.

Slide the film holder into the scanner cover. I came to the conclusion that flat bed scanning just doesn’t cut it. I used Leica M6 with CV 35mm 1. Vernon D Rainwater wrote: If you 210 IR dust removal turned on try it turned off. This uncovers the transparency unit window dilm your scanner can use it to scan your film or slides. I have the V Originally Posted by cabbiinc. Does your scanner have use a slide holder for the normal dimension 35 mm slides. Hold the edge of the film gently or use gloves to touch the film; otherwise you may damage the film.

Placing Film or Slides (EPSON Perfection V Photo Only)

I have had film that was quite springy and ended slightly bowed in the holder, but the depth of field of the scanner appeared to be enough to cope with that note that I wasn’t testing this comprehensively, just looking to see if I could see a difference in the scan.


Before I do – what scanner do you use?

This would be my preferred method basically because of my past experience. I’m certainly no expert. The putting fllm USM doesn’t give you more detail in your scan it just gives you more noise.

Medium Format Shooters: What’s your scanner? : photography

When I post on here, I post as an individual, and human with ideas. Open the cover of the 35 mm film strip holder. As soon as I had ‘scan’, ‘trimming’ turns itself back ON and the size resets back to the original crop of 1. Turn the scanner on with the reflective material light showing. Do a hplder scan and watch the light pass under the glass. Cary Trying to see something new whither I’m visiting someplace new or a place that I’ve visited many a time before.

Particularly curly sections of medium format film can be a challenge to keep flat, I find a bit of stiff card slipped under the end of the film strip while in the holder can help with this. The backlight is just a thin strip of illumination of inadequate width for your purpose. 1120

Lightroom 6 Book Module Issue. It got cropped to 1.

Save as highest quality JPG possible. So far, I’ve accepted that as the price paid for digital conversion with an inexpensive scanner.

I use the film holders which came with the scanner, which generally hold the film flat enough for a good scan. See Replacing the Document Mat for details. Want to talk about some fun or interesting projects you’re working on? Including Newton rings, so I was considering getting some anti-newton glass, because I thought it would be worth the difference from no fiom at all.