OT - Kodak Ektar film shots

Started Sep 15, 2011 | Discussions thread
Robert Hoy
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film scan looks unfinished
In reply to BruceB609, Sep 17, 2011

Your Ektar film scan looks like it essentially unprocessed for one thing the color/white balance looks off: cold and greenish tint. Good film scanning and processing is an art just like getting the most from a digital file is an art. Assuming that all you should do to a film exposure is scan and use as-is with default settings is about the same as shooting JPG with a dSLR using a low contrast picture setting.

I shoot a good amount of film and I finish a film scan in Lightroom just as I would any of my digitally captured photos.

Here is my latest collection from my zenfolio portfolio:
http://roberthoy.zenfolio.com/close-up-sunflower

There are 5 photos. 3 of which are Ektar, 1 of which is 200 speed Fuji consumer film, and 1 is from a digital camera. I think I did well to make them have all the same look. Can you guess which is from which film and which is the digital capture without looking into exif?
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