[sane-devel] Making neutral scans

Grant emailgrant at gmail.com
Fri May 21 02:09:02 UTC 2010

> Not at all. I've seen two different units of the same scanner give
> very different tone scans with the same options set. You need a
> reference target to scan.
> allan

But color management can be used after the fact, right?  I'd like to
have a reference copy of everything I scan that I can apply things
like color management or unsharp mask to later on.

- Grant

>> I'm trying to create scans that I can consider "neutral".  I'd like to
>> make adjustments to the scanned images after that, but keeping the
>> neutral copy as a reference.  I'm not adjusting any settings in xsane
>> besides increasing the resolution to 600x600, so I'm not using color
>> management and my gamma correction is set to 1.8.  Can this be
>> considered as neutral as possible?
>> - Grant

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