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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Modern Services, Old Presentation
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Sun Feb 1 12:55:33 2009
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Thanks, Richard.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Man" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Sunday, February 01, 2009 2:48 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] IMG: Modern Services, Old Presentation

> Jim, you'll have to figure out what you like in the B&W film first. e.g.
> think of digital image as a specific brand of film. In your case, an 
> Olympus
> E-System 4-th-Gen (or whatever it is) vario-ISO film.
> Now look at some of the film images that you like - do you like the grain?
> The contrast? The tone? Take one of your favoriate digital image and now 
> use
> photoshop or you favorite editor or one of the film simulation plugins and
> tweak it until you get the same feel. It may take quite a bit of work and
> may be you just won't be able to get something matching what you like, but
> doing that should teach you quite a bit.
> Good luck!
> On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 10:17 AM, Jim Nichols 
> <>wrote:
>> I have been looking at various ways to show digital images as B&W.  Many 
>> of
>> the images I see on the LUG gallery come close to film images, but I have
>> not been getting to that point.  This was made with my E-510 and 
>> Elmarit-R
>> 28/2.8 as a RAW image and converted to B&W, then sepia, in Elements 6.0. 
>> I
>> know that there are specialty converters available, but have not tried 
>> them
>> as yet. If anyone has suggestions, please comment.
>> One local problem is the haze level and lack of blue sky for contrast.
> -- 
> // richard m: richard
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