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by brianmcgloin
Sun Nov 20, 2005 1:26 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: black and white pictures.
Replies: 10
Views: 13598

I was refering to letting the camera do it for you. I found a page witch contains mock formulas for interrepting b/w films with the channel mixer with very good results don't remember the adress though. As for recreating/faking film grain: are the any good plugins? I tried super-hyped Grain Surgery...
by brianmcgloin
Sat Nov 12, 2005 12:23 am
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: black and white pictures.
Replies: 10
Views: 13598

and surrender more control to the evil automatic machines? :shock: It takes a little effort to make a decent duo tone ... it's not automated but it's not exactly digging ditches. It's just as fast and easy or slow and labourious to make pictures in the darkroom as it is on the computer. I won't use...
by brianmcgloin
Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:02 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: black and white pictures.
Replies: 10
Views: 13598

True.

And Photoshop does a nice job making duo tones ... or at least converting to plain old B&W.

However, it's nice to eliminate steps in front of the computer.
by brianmcgloin
Sat Aug 13, 2005 4:47 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Better B & W prints
Replies: 4
Views: 7523

Re: Better B & W prints

Been printing B&W 30 years. My prints are looking duller than they used to. Is it only because of the lack of silver in new films? I want the sparkle back. Mr. Bloom, It would be easier if you gave a little detail of your methodology ... and if anything has changed in your darkroom or even plumbing...
by brianmcgloin
Sat Aug 13, 2005 4:33 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: black and white pictures.
Replies: 10
Views: 13598

Re: black and white pictures.

I know its a dumb question, but i'll ask anyways. Can digital cameras take b&w shots? I'm a camera newbie, and looking for a new camera...so...yeah. Newbie - to answer your question, there are many digi cameras that work in B&W. If the cameras you have in mind don't have a B&W setting, there are ot...
by brianmcgloin
Sat Aug 13, 2005 4:19 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: medium format blues - don't laugh
Replies: 4
Views: 8869

Steel reels are just as easy as plastic - even easier if one is developing a lof of film and the reels aren't completely dry. You should be able to pull the paper off of the film carefully and let the film just hang. Maybe you should use a fogged/exposed/dead/borrowed roll of film and try it in the ...