Can I Edit Analog Film Images?
A question I often get asked is whether you can edit film images. The answer is yes! I get my digital scans back from Richard Photo Lab and basically run them through the same workflow I do for my regular images. I import into Adobe LR to rename the files, and then do any editing/tweaks I need there or open in PS if I need something a little extra. They aren’t a raw image, so you don’t have quite as much wiggle room to adjust exposure or that type of edit, but the lab has usually done such a great job with my scans, that my film images usually need less “fixing” than my DSLR images.
My favorite Portra400 film is just amazing at dreamy skintones.
For these images, I extended the frame slightly on the left to frame him better, and removed the Under Armour logo, because I have some OCD about logos and distractions in my frame.
Below you can see the before and after of my edit
Shot on #portra400 with the #NikonD6 and developed at #RichardPhotoLab
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My boys both love these Under Armour sweatshirts. I love that they are easy to clone out the logo, so he gets the “cool clothes” and I can easily still have the timeless photos that I want. If you want to check out the sweatshirt, you can find it here: Under Armour Black hoodie
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