Scanning in Professional Mode

When you select Professional Mode, you see the Epson Scan Professional Mode window.
Place your original(s) on the document table. See one of these sections for instructions.
Documents or photos: Placing Documents or Photos
Film or slides: Placing Film or Slides
Start Epson Scan. See Starting Epson Scan for instructions.
Select Professional Mode in the Mode list. See Changing the Scan Mode for instructions.
Click the arrow to open the Document Type list and select Reflective (for scanning documents or photos) or Film (for scanning film or slides).
If you selected Reflective (for scanning documents or photos) as the Document Type setting, click the arrow in the Auto Exposure Type list and select Photo or Document.
If you selected Film (for scanning film or slides) as the Document Type, click the arrow in the Film Type list and select Positive Film, Color Negative Film, or B&W Negative Film.
Click the arrow to open the Image Type list and select the detailed image type you are scanning.
Image Type setting
Type of image you are scanning
48-bit Color
Color photos that you may want to modify in a 48-bit image-editing program
24-bit Color
Color photos
Color Smoothing
Color graphics, such as a chart or graph
16-bit Grayscale
Black-and-white photos with many shades of gray
8-bit Grayscale
Black-and-white photos with just a few shades of gray
Black & White
Documents with black text and/or line art
If you select 8-bit Grayscale or Black & White, you can also select an Image Option setting, as described below.
Image Option Setting
No Image Option setting is applied.
Dropout: Red
Drops out red from the scan.
Dropout: Green
Drops out green from the scan.
Dropout: Blue
Drops out blue from the scan.
Color Enhance: Red
Enhances red in the scan.
Color Enhance: Green
Enhances green in the scan.
Color Enhance: Blue
Enhances blue in the scan.
Click the arrow to open the Resolution list and select an appropriate resolution for your original(s). See Selecting the Scan Resolution for instructions.
Click Preview to preview your image(s). The Preview window appears and displays your image(s). See Previewing and Adjusting the Scan Area for instructions on settings in the Preview window.
Click the arrow to open the Target Size list to select the size you want of the scanned image(s), if necessary. You can scan your images at their original size, or you can reduce or enlarge their size by selecting Target Size. See Selecting the Scan Size for instructions.
Modify the image quality, if necessary. See Adjusting the Color and Other Image Settings for instructions.
Click Scan.
What happens next depends on how you started your scan. See Finishing the Scan for instructions.