Hello everyone, this is my first ever holga roll that I shot. The driver offers three modes, including a fully automatic mode that can handle all settings for you and usually produce a good scan; a professional mode that lets you tweak the image by adjusting settings such as brightness, contrast, saturation, color balance, and gamma which effectively adjusts contrast differently for different levels of brightness ; and a home mode that offers a tad more control than full auto mode. The Epson Perfection Photo flatbed scanner produces high-quality photo print scans and reasonable-quality film scans at a record low price. Did you find this article helpful Yes No Thanks for leaving feedback. For more information on how we use cookies and how to manage your preferences go to Cookie Information. When I place a negative in it comes up a big black vertical rectangle or a big white vertical rectangle. Log in Not signed in yet?

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You can, however, scan the sprocket holes from shooting 35mm in your Holga by laying the film directly on the glass without the negative holder.

Contact Us Submit your contact details below and an Epson expert will be in touch: Register The fields marked with an asterisk are required fields. I actually used a with a home-made negative carrier.

Log in Not signed in yet? The also did a reasonably good job resolving detail in slide scans.

How to: get your Epson Perfection 3490 scanner working on Ubuntu Linux

On one of our toughest test slides, which had a dark line of trees against a bright sky, the lost more detail in the tree line than either the CanoScan F or the F.


Dust removal works for slides and film only. Although a confirmed generalist, with writing credits on subjects as varied as ape language experiments, politics, quantum physics, and an overview of a top company in the gaming industry.

If you plan to scan a lot of negatives, however, be sure to take a look at the ‘s close cousin, the Epson Perfection Photowhich includes an automatic film feeder. Also helping to speed up scanning are scan buttons on the front panel, including options to scan to e-mail, to your printer, and to PDF format.

The only way Its been picked up was with the settings on “document” but it was just the little negative on a big white canvas. I borrowed my teachers Epson scanner as she said it should be able to scan the negatives.

Register now We respect your privacy. It’s basically just anti-glare glass used in framing. Find a repair centre close. We timed the at 29 to 33 seconds for prescanning and scanning a 4-by-6 photo at a number of resolutions.

When I place a negative in it comes up a big black vertical rectangle or a big sccanner vertical rectangle. We use cookies on our website.

Epson Perfection 3490 Photo

Scans directly to PDF format. I just got the camera for christmas and I’m quite excited! Not signed in yet?

I have an Epson, not that exact model, but I did try it, hoping maybe I could scan part of a 6X6 epzon, and crop it, but all I got was a message telling me I don’t have enough memory I do.


Even of you remove the negative holder, it won’t scan film. Speed is well within a reasonable range. Hello everyone, this is my first ever holga roll that I shot.

Epson Perfection Photo – Review – PCMag UK

For more information wcanner how we use cookies and how to manage your preferences go to Cookie Information. At 2, ppi, detail and sharpness were roughly equivalent to 2,ppi scans from the F, although not a match for the more expensive Canon CanoScan Fwhich is also a current Editors’ Choice.

The scanner comes with bundled software for photo editing, OCR, and business cards. I have a perfection that will do 35mm,and 4X 5inch. The business-card software is hardly worth installing, with three or more errors in nine of the ten business cards we scanned. The light coming from the lid may not be wide enough, but thats your best bet I reckon.

No automatic document scanner. The claimed 3,pixel-per-inch ppi optical resolution is far beyond what you need for prints and easily enough for scanning mm film for printing at 8-by or larger.

I think kat’s out of memory error is a red herring – if you can scan a full page of A4, then 6×6 is a trivial scan.