Category Archives: Scanning Black and White Negatives

Filters….The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

It was 1991 when I began using a computer to enhance my photographic images. Photoshop 2.5 was the industry standard, and, although there were other software programs available (some I liked MUCH better, such as Live Picture) it was Photoshop … Continue reading

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Creating a Great Scan = Printing the Unprintable

After years of creating 8X10″ black and white contact prints, I am generally able to look at a negative and, after a quick inspection, decide if it’s going to be a struggle or not to create a quality print. Using … Continue reading

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My 8X10″ Negative Conversions: UPDATE 2 / Epson Scanner Has Arrived

This is the third installment documenting the conversion of my black and white film negatives, of which the majority are 8X10″ format, to digital files. I started off this process searching for an inexpensive method that would provide a usable … Continue reading

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My 8X10″ Negative Conversions: UPDATE

Today I purchased an Epson V700 flatbed scanner. Why you ask? After all, I was thrilled with the progress I was making by merely producing files by taking pictures of the negatives on a homemade light box with my Fujifilm … Continue reading

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Conversion to Digital Files Part II

Now that my 8X10″ black and white negatives have been converted to RAW files as outlined in my previous blog, I can say without hesitation, that was the best 8 bucks (for the plexiglass, again, just read the previous blog … Continue reading

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