The lovely Graeme at the Sunny 16 Podcast gave me the opportunity to make a piece on trichromes.Continue reading “I’ve been podcasted: Find out how to make trichromes”
This is my set up and process for ‘scanning’ negatives. That is making positive, digital copies of pictures from film negatives.
The usual way of doing this is using a scanner. But – unless you have a zillion-pound, wet-mount drum scanner – you’ll probably be using a flatbed scanner. I haven’t had any joy getting good results out of a flatbed.
I get much better results using a digital camera, a tripod, a light pad and a homemade negative holder. I process the scans in Lightroom and Photoshop. (They are photos of negatives, not scans as such, but I’m going to call them scans.)Continue reading “‘Scanning’ film negatives”
Here’s an interesting thing, an online tool for rasterising and tiling images. Print them on cheap A4 paper, paste them to your wall.
The site is here: https://rasterbator.net/ .
Here are the pictures I made when I demonstrated photo stitching (and stereographic projections) to the Worcester Photography Salon. And a re-cap.Continue reading “Demonstrating photo stitching”
A friend of mine is interviewing and photographing people in Russia, a university project. She hasn’t used a camera before and has just bought a Nikon DSLR with a very nice Sigma f1.8 18-35mm zoom.
Clearly she failed to find anyone who knows what they are talking about, so she asked me for advice on using her camera for portraits.Continue reading “Portraits 101”