Film Scan Guide

  • connect scanner
  • open VueScan
    • Input tab:
      • Task: scan to file
      • source:
      • Mode: Transparency
      • Media: Color negative / slides
      • Bits per pixel: 48 bit RGB for color / 16 bit Gray for BW
      • Batch scan: all
      • multi-page: off
      • Preview resolution: 2400 dpi
      • Scan resolution: 4800 dpi (30 MP for 135 film)
      • rotation: none
      • —- off for rest
      • Auto Save: Scan
    • Crop tab:
      • crop size: 35mm film
      • auto offset: off
      • multi crop: 35mm film
      • show multi outline: on
      • auto rotate: on
      • lock aspect ratio: on
      • border: 0
      • buffer: 5
      • preview area: default
      • default option: off
    • filter:
      • all off
    • Color tab:
      • color balance:
      • negative vendor/ brand/ type
      • scanner color space: built-in
      • sRGB
      • film color space: built-in
      • all sRGB
    • Output tab:
      • default folder
      • printed size: Fixed dpi
      • 300 dpi
      • auto file name: on
      • tiff file: off / _raw.dng / multi-page: off / DNG format with TIFF profile / 24 bit RGB
      • jpg file: on / scan0001+.jpg / quality: 90 / with profile
      • pdf file: off
      • raw file: on / scan0001+.dng / 48 bit RGB / output on scan
      • raw save film: on (save raw after correction)
      • dng format: on
      • copy right: on
    • prefs tab:
      • crop unit: pixel
      • printed units: mm
      • external viewer: off
      • external editor: off
      • button action: none
      • on for rest