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Filmlab app - scanning made easy?
« on: April 06, 2017, 05:40:45 AM »
might not give pixel perfection but for a quick look and post examples from a roll this seems good

http://filmlabapp.com
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Re: Filmlab app - scanning made easy?
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2017, 06:14:09 AM »
Well, the lomo scanner seems to do a pretty good job...
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Re: Filmlab app - scanning made easy?
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2017, 11:36:02 PM »
ah, he's gonna make it a kickstarter to be able to work on it fulltime for a bit

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Re: Filmlab app - scanning made easy?
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2017, 12:01:10 AM »
Well, the lomo scanner seems to do a pretty good job...
doesn't that just have a hole in it? my iphone 4s only seems to focus down to 7x11 cm size so I'm worried that shooting a 35mm neg might be extra crappy
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Re: Filmlab app - scanning made easy?
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2017, 08:22:10 AM »
It's an interesting idea and I wouldn't dismiss it but I don't imagine it'll be great for high-res scans for large-scale prints. Something to hold the phone and get it square to the film plane would be ideal as I can guarantee I'd have a load of very wonky scans.
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Re: Filmlab app - scanning made easy?
« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2017, 12:30:17 PM »
Well, the lomo scanner seems to do a pretty good job...
doesn't that just have a hole in it? my iphone 4s only seems to focus down to 7x11 cm size so I'm worried that shooting a 35mm neg might be extra crappy
Well, they use it for scanning lomokino negs, and these are pretty small...
I wouldn't be surprised if there was a small macro adapter in it. These are cheap online. Laxt boxing day, I got a set of adapter lenses for my phone at staples and one of them is a macro lens.
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