Scanning With a Digital Camera – A Brief Rant

I have written before about how I use a Fuji digital camera with a Schneider enlarging lens, a Leitz BEOON copy stand and a Logan light box to “scan” my negatives. And I have, from time to time, participated in online conversations about digital camera “scanning” in general, and my setup in particular. What surprises me in these conversations is how many participants lack both a basic understanding of optics, and the related vocabulary.

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Merry Thanksgivoween

One more week and the secular holiday of Merry Thanksgivoween will be over. In New Jersey. Merry Thanksgivoween begins on the Tuesday after Labor Day (the first Monday in September), when all the grocery stores put out their displays of Halloween candy, and ends on the first weekday after New Years Day, when all the Christmas trees are put out at the curb for trash pickup.

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