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My Film Scanning Workflow

As of this blog entry, my portfolio contains 23 images.All were shot on film using a Canon AE-1 camera as old as I am.As I wrote in my first blog entry, I'm not anti-digital.In fact, I'm soon to have my very own Canon DSLR.In any case, I'd like to share my scanning process and hope that it helps someone with a collection of negatives and/or slides who's looking to put them to use.For starters, it helps to use the lowest ISO film possible, with very low grain.The following 2 images... continue reading

First Sales and First Blog Entry

Hello, I'm Reed Daigle,First of all, I'd like to thank my first customers on Dreamstime.During the past week and a half, I've had 4 sales.I appreciate your using my photos.If you don't mind and are able, please message me with links to where I can see the photos used.And thank you Dreamstime for a great way to get my photography to customers.I really like the site design and usability of Dreamstime.The only problem I have is the one at a time uploading.Then again, maybe I should... continue reading

Don't Throw Away Your Film Camera

Recently I have been scanning some old negatives from 1988 and have discovered quite a few nice photos.With film going out of style the temptation is to sell the old film camera for a song or even give it away.I tried that with an Olympus XA but found that that camera is not marketable unless it is in perfect condition.It is increasingly difficult to find batteries that work in old cameras such as the Olympus XA and Konica TC Autoreflex.Sometimes I have to use my Canon A640 to act as a light... continue reading

The smell of the harvest

Somewhere I've read that one thing that stays with us as a memory is our smell. I remember as a child my mother did a lot of canning each fall. She would harvest the cucumbers and dill and start the pickle brine. It wouldn't take long and you could smell the brine through the whole house.And now I am lucky enough that my wife enjoys canning.We pick all the cucumbers and she turns them into pickles.The smell of that brine takes me back to my childhood and I see mom with her apron on canning... continue reading

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