djmills at netspace.net.au
Thu Apr 30 13:13:40 UTC 2009
Sorry for the missing info.
I have an Epson V700. I'm running Xsane and iscan-free.
Tel (Aus): +61-(0)3-9504-6288
Mob (Aus): +61-4-11513404
Skype (computer): djmski
On Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:10:24 m. allan noah wrote:
> 1. what frontend are you using?
> 2. what scanner?
> 3. what backend?
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 9:06 AM, David Mills <djmills at netspace.net.au>
> > Hi,
> > I've just joined the list so apologies if others have already made the
> > following suggestion
> > I'm scanning a lot of negatives and have set up a template for batch mode
> > for 35mm negatives. The trouble is that every time you load a new set of
> > negatives, the frames are always in slightly different possitions.
> > Suggestion 1: it would be great if when you select a frame in the batch
> > list that movements to the selection area edges were remembered without
> > requiring the extra steps of adding a new batch entry and deleting the
> > old one.
> > The next issue is that it is rare that all the frames have the same light
> > levels. The way that I get around this is to set up the template for the
> > frames and save a copy, then remove all except a group that have the same
> > light level, do the bacth scan, reload the saved template, remove the
> > ones just scanned and all bar a second batch etc. Very time consuming.
> > Suggestion 2: it would be much better if it was possible to set the
> > brightness, contrast, colour balance etc. for each image in the batch
> > individually and batch scan the lot in one hit.
> > Suggestion 3: Finally, given that scanning negatives or slides would
> > probably be one of the most common uses for the batch scan, it would be
> > great if there was an "Auto select all frames" next to the "Autoselect
> > scan area". In the options you could add a choice for whether this option
> > simply found the frames or also auto adjusted brightness, contrast,
> > colour balance etc at the same time.
> > If this last option existed I could
> > Load a collection of negatives
> > Choose "Aquire preview"
> > Press the new "Auto select frames" (with the light balance option set)
> > Perhaps make a few minor adjustments to a couple of frames or remove any
> > that I don't want
> > Batch scan
> > Thanks,
> > David.
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> > Skype (computer): djmski
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