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--- rafeb <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >Flecther, > > > >Unlike many young thinking people today, not everything "old school" is > bad or > >wrong. However, please help me understand what you mean by your statement, > >"while the data is in its analog state". Other than exposure and focus, > how are > >any image elements edited before they are converted to bits? Unless there > are > >some manipulations that I am unaware of (which is entirely possible), the > >scanner software peforms its operations after the scan. Mind you, it my seem > >like tey're being performed during the scan, but what happens is the scanner > >scans some data, manipulations are performed, then it scans some more, the > new > >data is manipulated, then again, and agian, until the entire frame is > scanned. > > > Mike: the exposure control might be though of > as analog, in this context. Yes, that's why I said, "other than exposure and focus". I interpreted Fletcher's post as meaning many attributes, not just a few. > I'm still of the > opinion that even in (or especially in) a scanner, > "exposure" control must occur before the signal > is digitized. Couldn't agree more. ===== Visit my digital photography web site along with a lot of other interesting stuff at http://greer.simplenet.com. Also, Greer and Associates (http://www.greeraa.com) offers studio photography, digital imaging services, web site design/construction, and training. Mike Greer __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Talk to your friends online with Yahoo! Messenger. http://im.yahoo.com - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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