Re: streaks in scan

From: Sam Wang ^lt;>
Date: 04/27/04-10:47:26 AM Z
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I had the same problen scanning negatives in the Epson 3200: streaks and graininess in the thin areas.
But the problem went away when I scanned it as POSITIVE, in 16 bit mode, and inverted back in

Give that a try.

Sam Wang

> From: Jon Lybrook <>
> Date: 2004/04/26 Mon AM 10:46:29 EDT
> To:,
> Subject: streaks in scan
> Hi All,
> I'm scanning a 4x5 transparency at 48bit on the Epson 4870 Pro using SilverFast,
> converting it to greyscale and am getting vertical streaks in the file. The
> streaks aren't noticeable until I apply an adjustment curve or otherwise
> brighten the image. I've managed to minimize them by doing a multipass scan,
> but they still exist. They are apparent in the file and on whatever output
> device I send them to, so I know it's not a printer problem.
> Is this ugly artifact in the subtle black areas simply to be expected from the
> flatbed scanners or is there something I'm doing wrong?
> Thanks,
> Jon
Received on Tue Apr 27 11:35:56 2004

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