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User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1539 times:

Some people wanted to see the results of the Coolscan 4000 ED, I just sent in a single preview - I'm still working on the rest of the batch. Here's the first picture of mine here scanned on the it. I Love it!

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Photo © Charles Falk



Taken on Provia 100F through a Canon 100-400mm L IS lens, almost at full extension.

Before people get upset about VIP Lists etc., since this plane is quite unusual, and will only last a few weeks, I asked Johan to give it express handling, as he explains how to do on the upload page, and he was kind enough to do so for this one pic.

Cheers,

Charles

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User currently offlineSotomayor From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1488 times:

Did you use VueScan software? I prefer it to the Nikon software. Not that I can see anything wrong with this particular scan...


sotomayor
User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2771 posts, RR: 18
Reply 2, posted (13 years 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1486 times:

I think it looks great!

Does the Coolscan 4000ED have a multi scan feature?
If so, did you apply that to this particular photo you took?

its unbelievable that you had the amounts to spend on such a equipment.
It must of costed many many months or years worth of savings..

So what happened to your 3000 Coolscan series??

Bo



Chance favors the prepared mind.
User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (13 years 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1482 times:

Sotomayor,

I used Nikonscan 3.0, which now supports higher bit depths and multiple passes. I bought Vuescan before but don't see myself using it with this scanner any more.

Bo,

I think I did 2 passes on a whole batch of 40 or so slides, which is the capacity of the automatic feeder. It scanned them overnight in about 4 hours.

As far as equipment is concerned, yes I have some nice stuff. I also got an EOS 1v recently. But it doesn't help as much as you think. I still do not know how to take certain kinds of pictures very well, and skill is something you cannot buy. Put it this way - my next challenge is to get a few pictures into the Editors' Choice section. So far I have none, even though I have well over 1000 pics here. The reason for my not being in that section is simple - my pictures my be technically good, but boring.

I now have the equipment, but that was the easy part. The rest is up to me.

Charles



User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2771 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (13 years 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1462 times:

Ahh I see. Well said!
 Big thumbs up
Keep up the new scannings with the 4000 series.
All I can say.. and good luck with getting editors choice.. You got the equipment.. so now its allup to you!  Big thumbs up




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User currently offlineJan Mogren From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 2043 posts, RR: 51
Reply 5, posted (13 years 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1457 times:

Neat feature there Charles, scanning while sleeping!
The blue in the sky doesn't really look like Provia though ?
I look forward to seeing some more of your scans with the 4000.

/JM



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User currently offlineCkw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 730 posts, RR: 16
Reply 6, posted (13 years 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 1435 times:

Charles - though the Nikon software is an improvement over previous incarnations, I still find Vuescan worthwhile and use it most of the time - make sure you download the lastest version though, as there were a few issues with versions of Vuescan when support was first provided for the 4000ED.

Cheers,

Colin



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