Quote Originally Posted by Nick Zentena
Now I've got a colorstar 3000 and I let it do all the thinking. Often the settings it chooses are around what my perfect print would be. Rarely varying by very much. The prints I make with the analyzer are better IMHO. The little box adjusts exposure so I can crop to whatever size I want. OTOH it can be fooled at times but I blame that on me.
No kidding!! I use one of those, too... in fact, it's the one piece of gear I consider to be indispensible.

I would have gone off the deep end, long ago, without it ,... and probably would have abandoned color printing altogether without it.

It still helps to THINK, though.