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Hi 

 

First post from a long time lurker.

 

 

When I upload jpg files from negative/transparency scans I find that the uploading process takes much longer than native digital files - even when they are approximately the same compressed size.

 

Is there any reason for this and can I do anything to remedy it?

 

Thanks.

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Thanks. Yes the scans from film are generally larger, around 10mb when compressed.

 

That is because the jpeg compression algorithm sees a lot of fine detail (even in clear blue skies) from the film grain. WIth digital that sky would be an even tone so will compress more.

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