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Damn. Forgot which advertiser had their super high resolution digital imaging system that could be used to 'scan' stills at 10,000x10,000+ resolution. They had an advertisement in one of those digital imaging magazines last year which showed an extremely high-powered blowup of a small area of their sample -- literally showing you the finest details. Anyways, it the meantime, try betterlight.com or phaseone.com eg. while this is only a 10,500x12,600 digital imager, it should get you going in the right direction (the other one above I talked about goes higher -- vaguely remembering it going to 15,000) http://www.phaseone.com/en/PRODUCTS/scan/PowerPhaseFX.htm For certain, you'll =easily= match and exceed 35mm film quality with this 132MP imager ;) ------------------- Anyways, as quoted from Photonics magazine article with a Kodak film scientist, he currently says that estimates of how many MP film's upper limit is is approximately 25MP (was 24.xx, but I've forgotten). And that's for the regular stuff not counting TechPan. Realistically, ~8MP will start to match a quality P&S camera like an Olympus Styus Epic, with both achieving ~50lp/mm of resolution in the images created. Naturally, since most 35mm SLR camera lenses of good quality go much higher, to 100+lp/mm, you will need to increase the MP of the digital caemra you use up to Kodak's figure of ~25MP to match the film and lens combo you typically use, and accordingly, the resolution and quality you've been getting from that film setup. -- Most working professionals have bumped into the limit of traditional desktop slide scanners, and thus have jumped up to things like drum scans and Imacon Flextight (desktop drum-like scanners) film scanners instead for better scans and resolution from their slides. Similarly, professionals using digital cameras have jumped past the usual lot of <6MP digicams into the world of high-end imagers like those sold by BetterLight.com and Phaseone.com. That's because physically, you simply can not get more than 50lp/mm of resolution (or even 50lp/mm of resolution) from any digtial camera with less than 8MP of image information. Since most pros want their work to exceed the general quality of a basic 35mm P&S camera, those high-end imagers are usually the way to go. Happily, those imagers will easily exceed 35mm film and match medium format without trouble. You'll easiy be abel to match and exceed the quality of work you achieve today with any 35mm camera setup, and be on your way to nirvana. - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.