Originally Posted by markbarendt
relying on Internet examples to judge technical merit is, IMO, nearly useless.
Exactly, the question is always what is present in the negative and what is an artifact of the scanning process. Quality scanners are not something that one picks up at Best Brands or Walmart.
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
~Antoine de Saint-Exupery