This shot was taken with a Nikon N60 35mm film camera back in the late 1990’s. Back in December this post over at TheOnlinePhotographer brought up the issue of the demise of film scanners. It provided me with a bit of motivation to pick up a new Plustek OpticFilm 7600i film scanner. Even though it has all of the bells and whistles like IR dust and scratch removal… scanning is a slow, tedious and frustrating process. Most of he prints that looked good as 4×6 prints, start to look blurry and noisy after scanning. I know there are some good shots in my collection… and seeing what the scanner unveils is fun. In the end, scanning really brings out an appreciation for how good digital cameras from the past few years really are.
My wife and I took a short break at Martha’s Vineyard this summer. We came across the Eastchop (aka Telegraph Hill ) Lighthouse on one of our walks. We had a nice relaxing stay… bike riding, kayaking, walking and of course, eating.
This shot was taken with the Panasonic GF1 and 20mm lens. I did the post-processing in Photogene on my iPad during my morning train commute a few days ago.