Tag Archives: 8X10″

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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Analog to Digital Conversion on the Cheap

The other day I pulled out my archive of 8X10″ black and white negatives. I have not had them unsealed in almost 15 years. The best images were printed on AZO paper and, using archival processes, dry mounted and matted … Continue reading

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Old Dog New Tricks

It’s been a long time since I made 8X10 inch contact prints using Kodak AZO paper. So long in fact, I had forgotten the beautiful finish it provided to the final image. Like so many of us, I have converted … Continue reading

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I am a Digital Photographer….There, I said it!

It’s been about a month, maybe a bit more since I made the switch from DSLR to Mirror-Less, and I haven’t looked back. Sure, every once in awhile I pick up my Nikon D200 and, with a melancholy feeling wonder … Continue reading

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