Subject: Re: Scanning negatives
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Ken Hart<email@example.com> wrote:
> I've "scanned" old B&W old size negs by putting them on a lightbox and
> photographing them with a close-up lens. The results were satisfactory.
if it was done properly, it would have been more than satisfactory.
> If you were to sandwich the negs between two pieces of glass, put a
> large white paper a couple feet away and light the paper, it might work.
> Certainly cheap enough to give it a try.
except for the reflections off the glass.
> Doing that with color negs would be trickier, as you would have to get
> rid of the orange mask along with doing the reversal.
computers can do that without any effort at all.