Scan Black and White Negatives

Vuescan Scanning Black And White Negative Video Tutorials

Scan Black And White Negatives

Scan Black And White Negatives For most film photographers, scanning black and white negatives has replaced the darkroom printing process. Scanning black and white negatives for most is not the most interesting part of the process, most of us want to share our analog captures on social media so scanning film negatives is the best …

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Vuescan Scanning Black And White Negative Video Tutorials

VueScan Black & White Tutorial

This mini set of VueScan black and white scanning videos are designed to help those who use VueScan for scanning black and white negatives. My analog film photography is based around the hybrid workflow. I capture the image on traditional black and white light sensitive film, develop it in traditional darkroom chemicals and then digitally …

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Vuescan Black Clipping

Controlling VueScan Black Clipping

VueScan Blocked Shadows When scanning negatives especially black and white negatives I am always aiming to produce a scan which has no clipped blacks or whites. Providing the negative has received adequate exposure for the low values, it should contain sufficient density to yield a scan with detail in those areas. I have found that …

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Vuescan Scan Resolution Video

VueScan Scan Resolution Video

With most scanning software including VueScan Pro, we have a tendency to think the highest resolution value is the best. This all depends on what we are going to do with the final output. Scanning a film negative at 6400 is not guaranteed to give us a file which contains more detail, what it is …

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Film Scanning Resolution

Scanning Resolution Output

What Scan Resolution Should I Scan My Negatives At ? Scanning resolution is probably one of the first dilemmas people are faced with when they first start out scanning negatives. Their first reaction is to scan them at the highest values available in the scanning software thinking they are going to achieve the best scan. In …

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Silverfast Scanning Black And White Negatives

SilverFast Scanning Black And White

The SilverFast Black and White Scanning Workflow After spending many hours learning how to get the most from the analog to digital conversion form the equipment I have, I thought it would be a good idea to share this information via a mini video series. I use a simple but effective black and white scanning workflow which produce …

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