Scanning and processing film

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I don’t do my own ‘wet processing’ anymore, so when I send the film away I always also ask for scans. I know this is more expensive than home processing, but it’s a choice for convenience and, frankly, consistent results. I send my work to Exposure film lab whose service I find excellent. They scan with a Fuji Frontier SP-3000 or Noritsu …

‘Seeing’ archives

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One of my on-going projects is to digitise film archives from the 1960s, 70s, 80s and 90s. I started this process a few years ago, but have only recently decided to be more systematic – starting with those first boxes and moving forward. I mainly used Agfa CT 18 slide film, and like many others sorted the ‘best’ from the …