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Re: filmscanners: Merging multiple scans in Photoshop to dealwith very high-contrast scenes



On 9/26/01 9:36 AM, "Skip Williams" <skipwilliamsscan@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Les,  There isn't a tutorial on the site mentioned
> 
> Skip
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> 
>> Hi!
>> 
>> www.serenescenes.com and look for the "Levels Mask" tutorial.
>> 
>> Les
>> 
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>> From: Les Berkley <wogears@fast.net>
>> Reply-To: filmscanners@halftone.co.uk
>> To: <filmscanners@halftone.co.uk>
>> Subject: Re: filmscanners: Merging multiple scans in Photoshop to deal with
>> very high-contrast scenes
>> Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 19:42:19 -0400
>> 
>> On 9/25/01 10:26 AM, "Anthony Atkielski" <atkielski.anthony@wanadoo.fr>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Has anyone here done any significant work with merging multiple scans to
>>> overcome limitations of film in high-contrast scenes?  I'm talking about
>>> exposing exactly the same scene over a couple of frames with different
>> EVs,
>>> then
>>> scanning the results, overlaying the scans in Photoshop, and carefully
>> editing
>>> each layer so that the best exposure is revealed for each part of the
>> scene.
>>> This is a tremendous amount of work and I've only done it on a handful
>> of
>>> occasions, and it does require a static subject (unless your camera can
>>> bracket
>>> in multiple exposures very quickly) and typically a tripod mount, but
>> some
>>> scenes practically require it in order to get anything useful.
>>> 
>>> I'd be interested in hearing about the experiences or experiments of
>> others in
>>> this domain.  What techniques do you use, what pitfalls have you found,
>> and
>>> what
>>> kind of results have you obtained?
>>> 
>>> I have one image on my site composited in this way:
>>> 
>>> http://www.atkielski.com/Wallpapers/images/EiffelNightPaper1024x768.jpg
>>> 
>>> I'm not thrilled with the results, but there was simply no way to get
>> anything
>>> useful with one exposure, as the stupid sign on the tower was blindingly
>>> bright,
>>> and the rest of the scene was fairly dark; in one exposure, you could
>> get the
>>> tower exposed right with a blinding ball of pure white in the center, or
>> the
>>> ugly signed exposed perfectly but immersed in near-total darkness.
>>> 
>>> -- Anthony
>>> 
>>> 
>> Hi!
>> 
>> www.serenescenes.com and look for the "Levels Mask" tutorial.
>> 
>> Les
>> 
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Sorry!

http://serenescenes.com/Techniques/SplitScanning.html

This is it!

Les




 




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