Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II review

The CanoScan 9000F Mark II is a great solution to scan your 120 and 35mm film along with any documents you might need

Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II placed onto of a table
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Digital Camera World Verdict

If you want a scanner that can handle the day-to-day running of your photography business while also being able to scan 35mm film all the way up to 120 medium format (with either positives or negatives), the Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II is the best option. It's extremely capable of scanning a whole roll of 35mm in minutes and if you progress into medium format film, you are not left looking at other options.

Pros

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    9,600 DPI films scans

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    All-in-one design/function

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    Scans 120 and 35mm film

Cons

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    Slow to scan at high DPI

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    Large overall footprint

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    Flimsy film holders

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    Basic software

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Film photography has seen a resurgence like no one ever expected, from old users going back for nostalgia purposes to millennials and Gen-Z picking up film photography for the first time. If you've been shooting with one of the best film cameras and or want to scan in old negatives, you'll need the best film scanner

Once scanned, your negatives can be edited via computer, printed on a large scale, or shared on social media – all without setting foot into a darkroom.

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.


He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 


He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.