Tag Archives: digital photography

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

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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My Epson R2400 Conversion to Third Party Inks

I’ve got quite a bit of printing ahead of me, and just the thought of burning through OEM pigment ink cartridges for my Epson R2400 was making me dizzy. From a reputable dealer, they cost anywhere from $12 to $18 … Continue reading

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A Tool, A Crutch or a Gimmick?

If you look at a photograph and notice the technique first, and the image second, I think you are looking at something that was produced using a gimmick or a crutch. Continue reading

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