w.silvester at WAIKATO.AC.NZ
Wed Mar 18 01:03:36 EST 1998
>>Our department is interested in purchasing a digital camera for
>>photographing plants in the field.
>I'm puzzled. Why? At the moment you'll get far superior quality, color and
>detail from conventional Kodachrome/Kodacolor at lower price. What's the
Yes I would agree, we have found that taking a decent colour print and
scanning it gives a far better digital image than any digital camera we
have tried. But also try putting plant material straight onto your scanner
using a blackened or whitened aquarium as a background and you can get
quite stunning digital images.
Warwick Silvester Ph.(07) 838 4613 and voicemail
Dept of Biological Sciences Fax(07) 838 4324
University of Waikato Email w.silvester at waikato.ac.nz
Hamilton, New Zealand
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