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Category Archives: Film Scanning and Digital Editing

8 Simple Steps to Adjust Black and White Tones and Contrast using Levels in Photoshop

When editing black and white photographs in Photoshop there are many ways to correct tone and contrast, but the simplest option is Levels. Levels can either be done by looking…

9 Simple Steps to Fixing Color and Tone Using Photoshop Curves

Curves is a very powerful tool that is often over looked by beginners of Photoshop because it seems to be a bit more intimidating compared to Levels. However, Curves is…

Correcting Color and Tone with Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop makes color correction of your scanned film photography pretty easy, but it also provides quite a few different ways to do so. In general, color correction can be done…

Sample Scan using Epson Scan

If you anticipate purchasing a flatbed scanner then chances are you’ll probably end up with an Epson as they are generally highly rated, reviewed and available at most stores. With…

Scanning a Film Negative

Due to the large variety of scanning systems and software available, this article will not go into detail about how to actually use specific equipment to scan. Instead it will…

DPI (Dots per inch)

Dots per inch (DPI) is an important term to know when it comes to not only film scanning, but digital photography and digital editing in general. DPI is used to…

Film Scanning and Digital Editing

For film photographers who may not have the luxury of a darkroom to develop and print negatives, film scanning is the next best option. Scanning film and working in a…