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Professional photographer Jamie Maldonado reflects on photography assignments, and shares tips and hints on how to improve your photography. 

Digital editing of black and white film negatives

UPDATE: Check here for my new scanning video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68f43NSZCh4

In my previous post, I discussed how to use a macro lens, light table and a copy stand to "scan" film with a DSLR. I made a quick video to explain some basics about how to edit the image when you get it to your computer. This video is a first take, so please excuse my "uhs," random errors (I correct most or all as I go) and any accidental omissions. Feel free to ask any questions you might have, or to ask me to fill in any gaps I possibly left. I posted my final edit below the video. Enjoy!

Jade on black and white film that was "scanned" by a DSLR and edited digitally. 

Jade on black and white film that was "scanned" by a DSLR and edited digitally.