DNG files and White Balance

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Following a friendly debate on Facebook about the impact of White Balance camera settings on Leica’s DNG files, I did a very quick ‘real world’ test. Normally, the White balance setting is reckoned not to alter  RAW capture, although all cameras process the RAW date to create usually proprietary files – e.g. Nikon creates NEFs. Leica however uses Adobe’s DNG …

35mm Slide Restoration

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I am now approaching my slide archives in a  somewhat more disciplined way. I first starting using slide film in 1970, and chose Agfa CT 18. Mot exactly sure why, but I enjoyed the colours and it was widely available. Films were sent back to Agfa and returned in tough, orange plastic boxes, properly mounted in plastic. I had inherited …