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Re: filmscanners: Getting started question



On Fri, 13 Jul 2001 14:20:59 -0600  Frank Nichols (frank@theNichols.net) 
wrote:

> Questions: (from a scanning perspective)
> 
> 1. Should I be using cheap film/processing during this learning phase 
> or is
> this a bad thing which will cause me to develop bad habits?
> 
> 2.Should I be sticking to a single film and learning how to use it and 
> then
> moving on to other etc.?

I would strongly suggest that you stick to one film and processor, and (at 
this stage) transparency film would be best because it eliminates a whole 
bunch of variables and gives you a fixed reference for the scanning stage.

It is also difficult to use well, so will give instant feedback about 
exposure, colour temperature (=colour of the light) and other errors.

Regards 

Tony Sleep
http://www.halftone.co.uk - Online portfolio & exhibit; + film scanner 
info & comparisons




 




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