Update to Epson scanning article: how to bypass all tonal adjustments
You might find this update helpful: to Bypass All Tonal Adjustments.
It shows how to get an image directly from an Epson scanner with no tonal adjustments, using the MacOS and Windows generic drivers as well as Epson Scan software.
If anyone knows how to do this with VueScan (or would like to share any other helpful suggestions or corrections), please let me know so that the article will be more complete and informative.
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