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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 20 Oct 2011 11:01:35 -0400
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My experience has been that your average scanner can hold focus in a very narrow range, and there is 
no option for refocusing the depth to a different location. So it seems likely this would be a 
feature on only high-end scanners. So I was interested in knowing which models would do that. I 
sounds like your old Epson Scanner will. What model is it?

The software used with microscopes to merge multiple images to gain large depths of field, would 
obviously work with images from any source if they are properly named/sized to work with the 
software. I assume the Software Liz Lockett mentioned (Media Cybernetics called ImagePro) would do 
this. Or any of the software Geoff mention (like Stacker from -looks affordable!)


On 10/19/11 4:48 PM, Deb Haines wrote:
> I've been using my Epson scanners for more years than I care to count and scan full specimens
> whether skeleton or plastinated specimens. Granted they have always been the top of the line
> scanners, but it's all lens length and this is a macroscopic image of a flower so I doubt you have
> that much depth of field distortion. Just my thoughts. DKH

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