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    Vintage camera collection – photo's from old cameras

    Every now and then, when I buy an old camera to add to my collection, I will find one which still has a film in it. I’ve been saving these up and yesterday I took a few of these films into my local high street photography chain to have them developed and scanned. Today I collected the developed films. Of the 5 films I took in only 3 had any images on them and most of them were blank. It’s...
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    Slide duplication v Slide scanning

    I wrote a post a couple of weeks ago describing how I have a large number of 35mm colour slides to scan and the steps I am taking to recover the best image I can from them. Well in this follow up post I’m going to explain how I’m attempting to modify my original workflow in order to get the job done a bit quicker and better. I found after I’d scanned about 50 slides that the job was going...
  • Post Processing

    Processing scanned 35mm slides in Lightroom and Photoshop

    This is a post describing the steps I’ve taken to try to correct some colour casts and exposure problems with 35mm colour slides. I recently discovered a large box of 35mm slides which my Dad took in the 1960’s of our family. There are about 500 slides in total and I’m working through scanning them and getting them to look as good as I can. I am scanning them on an HP Photosmart C8180 Printer/Scanner using the inbuilt slide holder...
  • Family

    Pictures of Bressingham gardens, near Diss in Norfolk

    This is a family holiday post with a few images from Bressingham gardens in Norfolk from our visit in April whilst on holiday in Suffolk. We drove over to Bressingham near Diss on the first Monday of our holiday arriving early in the Morning. The Gardens are not only gardens; There is also a steam railway with three different track layouts, a large garden centre, the gardens themselves and also the Foggy Bottom gardens which is the subject of another...

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