The heat wave continues in Adelaide.
I'm doing more work in the studio--at the moment it is black and white shots of a clove of Russsian garlic. I'm decided to use up the expired Ilford FP4 125 ASA film, which came with the Rolleiflex 6006 system that I acquired a year ago.
This is a rose from the garden at Solway Cresent. It was taken in 2011 with Fujichrome Provia 100F using a Cambo studio stand.
I spent yesteday scanning 5x7 colour negatives on the flatbed Epson V700 scanner without much success. The negatives were scanned without a film holder, as no film 5x7 film holders came with the scanner. I used the film area guide and they have a strong blue cast. I couldn't restore the colour with the Epson software. It did not work at all.
Unfortunately for me there are no 5x7 film holders made for the scanner. They only go up to 5x4. I am converting some of the scanned negatives to black and white but I will have to invest in a flexible 5x7 film holder from betterscanning.
I can see why people make the shift to digital.