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Old 07-30-2010, 07:13 AM
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Velvia and Kodachrome are vastly different films in terms of colour and scanning ability.

I find Velvia scans easily even in an average scanner. Kodachrome i have trouble scanning with i think due to the nature of the dyes and thickness of the film.
That said, it scans very well on a Imacon 848 scanner and newer Hasselblad versions which are essentially the same. Expensive option. Also, Nikon 8000/9000ED scanners work great too.

As for dust, i think the cardboard dust in the mounts can cause problems. I get my film uncut and this makes it a lot easier to handle. If i want to mount it, i use Gepe plastic/glass mounts.
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