With our newly acquired Epson V800 scanner, we can now efficiently scan negatives and positive transparencies at an optical resolution of 6400 dpi. The difference in scanning a positive print and a negative or positive transparency is while a positive print is scanned with reflective light, transparencies must be scanned with transmitted light -- light that passes through the photographic object. The Epson V800 has a light in the cover to illuminate the transparency so that the imaging bar traveling the length of the flatbed receives light transmitted through the transparency.
We offer three different services for scanning negatives and positive transparencies:
To read an article about the practical view of scanning resolutions, please see: Resolving Resolution.