Video: How I process Scanned Film in Lightroom
In this video, a follow up to my previous one on shooting street photography on film, I look at how I process the film after scanning in Lightroom.
I linked to this the other day at the bottom of the previous video, but in case you missed it, I'm giving it its own post!
When getting the film developed, I usually get a set of scans done by the lab too. These are usually relatively poor quality, although they are usable for things like social media and so on. Once I get the film back, I will import these scans into Apple Photos in order to have them for posting on Instagram. I then set about scanning the original negatives with my ageing film scanner as this gives much better results. The only problem with it is that it is painfully slow.
I scan the negatives into 48bit tiff files (or 16bit greyscale for black and white) and then import these into Lightroom for additional editing, and cleanup. In this video I look at how I processed these final scans in Lightroom.
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