The analog treatment

The analog treatment

Sarah. Shot with a Nikon FM10 + 50mm f/1.4 Ai-S lens and Kodak 400 TMAX film. Negative placed on a light table (Kaiser Slimlite LED Light Box) scanned with a Nikon D5100 + 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + Hoya Close-up +4 HMC 52 mm filter. Further processed with Lightroom 5.

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2 Responses to The analog treatment

  1. Bill Chance says:

    Nice – great technique. I never thought of shooting a negative with a digital camera. Something to try.

    • Max says:

      Thanks for the comment. Yes Bill, it is a nice technique. I stumbled on it when I started with scanning stuff (old slides from my father, etc.) After several different setups I settled for the light table (30$) and my DSLR plus Closeup filter (also 30$). Thus getting the ‘poor mens’ configuration which still gives quite good results. I have to mention that part of the fun is simply toying with all this stuff. I never had a Dark Room … but with these negatives and light table etc it feels a bit like the ol’ times:)

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