[argyllcms] Re: using a digital camera as a colorimeter

  • From: "Greg Sullivan" <greg.sullivan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2005 22:25:54 +1000

Gehard wrote:
> > I am with Linux. I am afraid the clipping is due to the scanner 
> > calibration strip. I read posts about this on the newsgroup.

> This does not apply in general, but depends on the scanner
> and the used scanning software. Neither of the two Epson scanners
> I owned so far, did clip paper white in the raw data sent by the
> scanner to the scanning software, if the scanner was used in the
> appropriate operating mode (for instance: color correction =
> "no correction", gamma = user defined 1.0).

The calibration strip issue applies to my (now aging) Canon flatbed,
and sticking a strip of Epson inkjet media over the top of the calibration
strip fixed the problem nicely.  It's a really good trick! :)


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