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Producing Negative film

Hi there I am in need of some help. I need to find a printer that will run negative film. We need to use this film to then make magnesium dies and metal plates. We are starting off as a small business and can't afford to pay out for a imagesetter. Will this printer do the trick or is there any other.

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Re: Producing Negative film

The 4g wil not be the solution for you.  It is just a basic graphics printer.  The filmmaker 4 will be the option you should look at.  It will produce negs and positives all the way up to 2400 dpi.

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Chances are that somewhere in your family photo collections you have a bunch of slides and negatives that you wish you could do more with. You may want to include them in your family history, to publish them on the Web, or simply to make digital copies so you can share them with the family.

If you've ever tried to scan a negative or slide on a regular flatbed scanner, you'll know that it doesn't work, and you end up with a pure black scan. In this article we'll show you how you get your negatives and slides into digital format, and what issues you may face along the way.

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There are some key benefits to scanning film (we'll use the term to include slides and negatives) in comparison to scanning a photo. When you scan film, you can use the full area of the slide or negative, whereas a photo will generally only display a cropped portion of the original. You are also scanning the original source image rather than the color corrected and tweaked version of it that the photo processor has provided you with. The process of turning a negative image into a positive one involves inverting the colors in the image and removing the orange cast from the negative. This would be a complicated process if you were doing it by hand; however, your scanner will provide you with software to do this automatically, or you can purchase standalone software to do it.

Most cheaper flatbed scanners are designed to scan photos and other images that reflect light when it is shone onto them. The problem is that film is transparent and light passes through it rather than being reflected off it. Many flatbed scanners have an optional transparency adapter, which replaces the scanner lid with a larger box shaped ob....

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Scanner is scanning everything in with inverted colours, is this a setting somewhere in the ToolBox It was working but I think one of the settings may have been changed. Thanks

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How do I scan a 35mm film negative with my HP PhotoSmart C6180?


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Scanned negatives are not sharp.

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Now, close the lid and follow the normal procedure for scanning negatives. They're noticeably sharper this way, suggesting that the scanner's focus is set for items placed directly on the glass plate. I have no idea why focus isn't adjusted correctly for negatives, which site a millimetre or two above the glass.

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Keep the protective cover on except when scanning slides or film.

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