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Doha New Towers Coolscan 9000 ED C-Neg Revision V | by Doha Sam
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Doha New Towers Coolscan 9000 ED C-Neg Revision V

Nikon F4 with Konica Minolta DNG 200 negative film. Scanned with my Coolscan 9000 ED.


OK. This is somewhat of a signature image for me so having learned something that completely changed the way I process negative scans I felt compelled to return to it.


I am constantly revisiting the way in which I process negative film images into digital positive images. I am constantly amazed at the subtlty and possibilities inherent in this process. Whilst I crave a deterministic and automated process I have found my best results so far by revisiting the techniques used in the good old days of colour film publishing. This version was processed by me with the assistance of a set of actions called C-Neg in a bundle of free actions called DonzRGBActions. It is not point and shoot, or idiot proof but if you have the patience grand things are possible.


Here's the previous version (Revision IV):

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Taken on January 13, 2012