The actual scanning is remarkably fast. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. It takes a bit of staring at the various controls before you realize that you generally only have to change one value on this panel, the one labeled “res” which is really the DPI value you want, assuming you having fiddled with any of the other adjustments on this panel. Supplied software is awkward, ICE isn’t a big benefit, works better with Silverfast or VueScan software, takes some time to find optimal setup. Subscribe to RSS feed. Accordingly, we have no sample to show you from the LS for this picture.
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Other than the issue of shadow detail, the two units do indeed appear to behave much the same. And as any photographer can tell you, virtually every film has a distinct color tendency. Nikon Scan’s strange UI. How Steep Was The Coolsccan
Nikon CoolScan III Scanner
Transfer data from 35mm film negatives and slides easily onto this Nikon film scanner, whether in color or monochrome. Why can’t I find these in the Kindle Nook, Apple store? As a result, the USAF target should yield much more conservative resolution numbers. In general, density is the most significant specification for a scanner. To get coolsan that level, though, takes some work.
This will degrade image quality somewhat, but we used a very conservative compression setting “9” in Photoshop to minimize this. It all sounded too good to be true: The only differences we could see were a slightly greater level of color saturation, and slightly better handling of shadows in the hair by cooscan LS The Nikon scanner ended up in the trash.
While the default scan 96k did an excellent job of capturing coolscsn full tonal range of the subject, with superior color saturation to boot, it is a little dark overall. It’s not mentioned anywhere in the manuals or on the box, but the Coolscan III supports v at either 50 or 60 Hertz.
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In earlier tests, we used a setting of “8”, but have gone to the higher setting and larger file sizes to provide a better rendition of shadow detail at the cost of longer download times. Was hoping to get my slides scanned into the computer and distributed on CD to the family coolscsn was in for a real disappointment.
Sure, Nikon had another scanner that had a better gamma and produced higher resolution images, but at the time I wasn’t looking for the very best; rather, I needed something that would handle the infrequent emergency job.
Over the years I’ve shot on a number of different film stocks Kodachrome, Velvia, Provia, Sensia, Ektachromes of various coolscan, etc.
Ioi slide contains areas of moderately bright highlight, but the shadows are exceptionally dense. We actually “tweaked” with this one a fair bit, to properly balance the color, and eliminate the color cast from the shadows as well as the highlights.
While using the installer isn’t particularly difficult, figuring out what it is doing is. Provia seems to benefit from adding a very small touch of yellow and red. Ratings and Reviews Write a review.
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Digital Image Scanners – Nikon CoolScan III (LS) Test Images
About the only difference you’re likely to see in the images from it vs those from the Super CoolScan will be in the “Train” image, where the Super Coolscan does a better job of extracting shadow detail. Subscribe to RSS feed.
Kodak Royal Gold 25 “House” detail clip: This is especially true when it comes to color fidelity issues. A bit more time was spent on making controls slide in and out of “docking bays” and making chrome and drop-shadow buttons than was put into making the software self-evident.
On the bottom is an abbreviated version of the step-by-step UI I set up for my assistant—press the Green Play icon and the software moves to the next point where you need to verify or input something the icons from top to bottom: Additional Product Features Media Type. To install an adapter, you pull out the placeholder that ships with the unit and remove a lock screw that keeps the sensitive scan head from being damaged during shipping and plug in the adapter.