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Hello I need some advice about film developing in new york. i will stay there for about 2 month starting august and i would like to know if i can work straight on film there. i would like to leave my M8 at home and bring only my M6 and Olympus Snapshot Film-Cam. Where can i get quick development (2-3 days) incl. scans for a good price? high res scans prefered, because i have to work with the pictures right away and won't have a filmscanner there. thanks for your help. berni
OK folks, I need some advice and information. I've got myself a decent scanner, and I've started to scan some of my 35mm BW negs, many of which have not been printed. And I have (so far) an A4 printer with a continuous-flow BW ink system, which works very well. And scanning, as a test, some negs that I have already got 20x16 inch bromide prints from, and making side-by-side print comparisons, I realise that I need the kind of controls - mainly dodging and burning-in - that I had in the darkroom. No doubt Photoshop will do this, but I'd be paying a lot of money for a lot of features that I just don't want, or need, so I'm not willing to go that way. I have PSE v.6, but almost the only use I make of it is for printing M8 files processed in C1, or in RPP. Can I do basic dodging and burning in PSE, maybe using graduated layers, for example (showing my almost complete ignorance here)? I can't find this in the Help file. There seems to be a v.8 now out (I use a Mac), but that's maybe no improvement. Or is there some software that is designed for people like me, who are not interested in gimmicks? I bought, optimistically, a copy of Iris, which looked promising, but it's not that stable, and the company seems to have lost interest in it, so that seems to be a dead-end. Any suggestions? David