Chapter 6 Making Negatives: Digital Method
Scanning: Capturing Images
Resembling traditional darkroom photography, a good negative is necessary to obtain good prints. Underexposed or overexposed negatives can create totally muddy prints. The image capture process in digital imaging is equivalent to getting good negatives—to acquire the most tonal information possible from the original material (negative, print, or digital camera capture). This does not necessarily mean traditionally “good looking” images. ...