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Why assume the only difference is the scanner?...why, because the same person made both scans, that's why. on 06/10/2002 01:15 AM, Kennedy McEwen at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > In article <B9298538.2DC8email@example.com>, byard pidgeon > <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes >> OK, I'm not a theoritician (nor a beautician)...but, I have two 24X prints >> of the same slide, done on the same large format printer (an old 4 color >> one) using the same inkset and paper. >> One print is very much more "photographic" than the other, looks like a >> grainy photo from a normal viewing distance...the other print needs to be >> viewed from about 3 feet to look "photo". >> The difference...is the scanner. One was done on a desktop scanner (3175 >> ppi), the other on an old, literally big as a truck drum scanner, by a guy >> who really knows how to use it. >> I don't know the ppi of that drum scan, but on the print it appears under a >> loupe to be about double the desktop scan...so, probably in the 6K-8K range. >> >> This is a difference you can see. > > Why assume that the only difference between your prints is the > resolution they were scanned at? You have already mentioned that the > drum operator knew what he was doing - was that skill without value in > the results? > > I assume that the operator had the skill to be able to do this - and > that skill is a difference you can see! - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.