Ektar 100 - red color cast in scans

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  1. Fredrik Sandstrom

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    I get a strong red cast when scanning Ektar 100 using Vuescan and a Nikon Coolscan 4000. Sure it can be corrected, but it still surprised me. I don't get anything like that when scanning other color negatives. Anyone else use this combo? Have you experienced this as well?
     
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    Try locking your film base color and exposure. Tutorial here. If that still doesn't work it's probably a development error.
     
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    When I scanned it on a Nuirtsu it was fine. I think it depends on scanners because I have seen quite a few red colour casts when looking at samples of Ektar online.
     
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    Thanks domaz, I should have mentioned that I did lock exposure and film base color - I always do that when scanning an entire roll.
     
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