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Scanning Glass Negatives
Fri 9 December 2016, 14:00 – 16:00 GMT
Session type: Drop in & free
Length of workshop: 2 hours
Age: Not suitable for young children as they are handling fragile items from the collection. Aged 16 years and upwards.
Essential skills: None
Desirable skills: Attention to detail
Attendees: Nothing required
Have a go at scanning some of our glass negatives. See the transformation from dark piece of glass to rich digital photograph as you safeguard images for the future and explore the collection. A computer and scanner are set up in the space and participants can have a go at scanning some glass plates from the Harris’ collection. They can learn about setting up the scanner, how to safely handle the plates, how to use Adobe Photoshop to improve the quality of the scanned images and what the best format to save them in.