Tag Archives: analog photography

When is a Hat Box NOT a Hat Box? When it’s a Beauty Dish Case!

If you are looking for a case for your beauty dish between 17″ and 20″ in diameter, I can wholeheartedly recommend this “collapsible hat box”. Made of the same rugged material as a good camera bag, it has dual zippers, … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Print

Digital photography has created a generation photographers who’s final product, for the most part, is viewed on an illuminated screen. This might be a monitor, either computer or TV, a tablet or even a phone. Soon it’ll be a watch … 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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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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