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|+||In this day and age, scanning film directly rather than scanning prints makes a lot of sense. Making prints is very expensive and requires a lot of space and equipment. While I imagine every photographer wants to be able to make their own prints from film, for many of us it simply isn't practical. Luckily, however, there is another option - scanning! Scanning the film directly can be very advantageous for a few reasons. For one, it doesn'|
|+||Good scanners aren't always cheap, though, so don't expect to get off easy. I have experience with three scanners in particular, a Nikon Coolscan V ED, an Epson v500, and a Primefilm 7250u. The Epson is a standard flatbed with film capabilities,|
|+||I do own the Epson and Primefilm, however, and they both have their advantages and disadvantages. They both cost about $250 but operate very differently. The Epson, being a flatbed scanner, can scan film as well as any types of standard sized documents/|