ScanDual 3 slides vs. negatives

Discussion in 'Scanners' started by Kevin Miller, Nov 21, 2003.

  1. Kevin Miller

    Kevin Miller Guest

    When scanned why do my dads 40 year old slides look better than
    professional photographer-taken negatives that are 2 weeks old?
    (the negative scans are VERY grainy)

    Thanks!!!
     
    Kevin Miller, Nov 21, 2003
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  2. That's just the way it is - life is like that sometimes. ;-)

    Negatives give a huge exposure latitude compared to slide film, the
    downside is more grain in the final image. While they both remained
    analogue film and print images it was difficult to make a direct
    comparison, now you can scan them onto a common digital media, generally
    at much larger size than you would typically have produced prints too,
    that comparison is possible and the difference is clear.
     
    Kennedy McEwen, Nov 21, 2003
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