B&W Negative Exposure Question

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B&W Negative Exposure Question

Postby IanBarber » Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:10 pm

After doing a Prescan on a black and white negative, the image changes brightness and contrast depending where you put the red selection.

on 5x4 sheet film, Include the film edges and you get a different exposure to when you do not include the film edges.

Can anyone explain why this is.

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Re: B&W Negative Exposure Question

Postby LSI_Ketelhohn » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:11 pm

Dear user,

The NegaFix function is based on the histogram of the area inside the red scan frame.
For correct transformation place the red frame tightly around the image borders.

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