Understanding Film Scanning
Faculty: Daniel Gregory
January 30 – February 6, 2021 | Saturdays 12-3pm (Pacific Time)
$175 | Details / Register
Got a stack of negatives around that you want to be able to edit and print? Have you opened the scanning software and felt like it sort of looks like an alien language? Do your current scans leave something to the imagination?
In this introduction to scanning workshop, you will get the chance to learn all about the basics of scanning film. The workshop will focus on scanning workflow techniques, how resolution and interpolation affect scans, introduces the industry-standard SilverFast and VueScan scanning software, settings to achieve the best results from a scan, and finally approaches to wet mount scanning.
- Cleaning the scanner and images
- Understanding channels
- Understanding bit depth
- Understanding resolution
- Evaluating and correcting images
- File formats
- Managing color
- Continuous tones versus dot pattern images
- Scanning transparent film, positive or negative
- Capturing dynamic range
If you have been scanning and not getting the results you want or are just getting started, join us for this online workshop and finally make those negatives into positives.