Any recommendations...

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  1. thebeatles

    thebeatles Member

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    ....pertaining to scanners and scanning software? I am going to be developing my first rolls of film this month and I need to invest in a scanning setup. I plan on shooting no larger than medium format, but I will be using 35mm for the most part. I am looking for something that will produce results acceptable for printing up to 8x10, 8x12, 10x10, and thereabouts. If it makes any difference, I will be shooting only b&w. I heard that I should avoid Canon scanners and that Epson's V series scanners do a great job. The most important point I should make a note of: I would like to keep my spending under $350 or so. Thanks in advance for any info provided!

    Side note: I've heard mixed opinions regarding silverfast's software, anyone use it and/or have an opinion?

    BTW: Sorry if this is posted in the wrong section, I am brand new here.
     
  2. tomalophicon

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    Yep, you've posted it in the wrong section. In fact you've posted it in the entirely wrong website.
    Try, www.dpug.org
     
  3. lxdude

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    Yes. The recommendation is to get thee over to DPUG (link at top of page), and you will find your help there, as your questions are off-topic here.
     
  4. Kevin Caulfield

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    Yeah, easy Tiger. A fairly new member here so I think it's a bit unfair to say that it's the "entirely wrong website". :smile:
     
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    We will overlook this transgression but once, after that you will be sacrificed on the alter of Bresson.
     
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    Don't worry - APUG and DPUG are sisters, and everyone knows how well all siblings get along :smile:.

    A significant percentage of members on DPUG are members here. Hope your question gets answered.
     
  7. thebeatles

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    Now I know. :laugh:
    Is there a way to delete this thread?
     
  8. tomalophicon

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    Gotta start teachin' em young!:tongue: