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Am I overexposing my film?

Before I started scanning my own negatives the developers used to do it for me and there were options to have the scanned files back either as 'flat, low contrast images' or 'balanced' - with the ...
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Why are my film photos coming out so dark, even in bright sunlight?

I'd say your cameras light meter is way off as 1000th at f16 is really optimistic for 200 speed film. Color negative film loves light, I normally shoot it at half box-speed (so 100 speed) as I can't ...
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One side of photo dark (Pentax K1000, Kodak UltraMax)

My guess is the car windows were tinted with a polarized window film. Because the sky is rendered similar to how a polarizing filter might render a sky if the polarizing filter was held at an angle to ...
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Push-develop a film shot at box speed

You'll get an overdeveloped negative. It won't really make so much difference, especially if you scan rather than wet-print, but you shouldn't aim to do this. There's a good explainer about pushing ...
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The benefit of 14 stop acquisition when the exhibition is only in SD?

One word: Editing. One different word: Choosing. The point of having a raw file that contains a wide range in itself gives you the ability to choose how you want to "develop" the image if ...
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The benefit of 14 stop acquisition when the exhibition is only in SD?

Digital cameras have almost perfectly linear sensor response and there is no gradual loss of quality towards the saturation point. As soon as one of channels reaches saturation the colour cannot be ...
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The benefit of 14 stop acquisition when the exhibition is only in SD?

First off, DR is not "steps;" it is only the difference between minimum and maximum... the same dynamic range can be encoded/displayed with 16bit, or with 2 bit; i.e. pure black and pure ...
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The benefit of 14 stop acquisition when the exhibition is only in SD?

A contrast ratio between 1000:1 and 4000:1 could be expected from an LCD screen. That's 10-12 stops. Given something more exotic like OLED and it goes up higher. 8 bit color is going to have at ...
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