Hi! I’ve been using NLP with the opticfilm 8100 for the past year and have been very impressed by the results! I just have a few questions regarding the best method to down sample the high DPI scans.
As of now I am scanning my negatives using Vuescan and the 8100 following the NLP instructions scanning at the max DPI (because through my testing gives me sharper results).
Next, I import the large (400MB) DNG raws into lightroom and run the NLP metadata tool, and export as a new DNG raw, at half the DPI.
I then import these smaller and more efficient files and do my edits from there (That way i get the maximum fidelity my scanner allows without super big files or slow editing times).
When importing the DNGs generated by lightroom what is the recomended procedure?
Should I run the update DNG’s again and set the source to Vuescan DNG?
Looking forward to your guys’s opinions!