March 2022: Digitizing Your Archive with Eric Luden of Digital Silver Imaging

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Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt at a negative scanning session
Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt at a negative scanning session

Your film & print archive has value as a source of income, a portfolio of your work, and as a historic and personal record. Just learning how to digitize your archive is often a source of confusion and misinformation. Eric Luden, digitization expert, founder and CEO of Digital Silver Imaging, will demonstrate their state-of-the-art digitization system at PHSNE’s Zoom virtual meeting Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 7:30PM. (Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt at a DSI negative scanning session;  above)

 

One of Erwitt’s best-known dog photographs as a digital images scanned at DSI

Luden will touch on the merits of a variety of digitization approaches, such as:

  • Scanning, drum scans, and direct image capture
  • Scanning / image capture do’s and don’ts
  • File format choices
  • Digital file storage
  • Archival considerations

A Q&A will follow the presentation.

Digital Silver Imaging is the only lab in the world producing the DSI Digital Silver Print®. This process allows for direct printing of digital images on REAL silver gelatin, light-sensitive photo paper. DSI also crafts museum quality color pigment prints, as well as providing complete print finishing, digitization, and art reproduction services.

Slide scanning at DSI

Luden started DSI after leaving Ilford Photo where he was a Vice-President of Marketing. He has a long history of innovation and involvement in the photo industry, having started in photo retail management and serving on the boards of The Griffin Museum of Photography (https://griffinmuseum.org) and the Social Documentary Network (https://socialdocumentary.net).

DSI, located in Belmont, MA, is online at https://digitalsilverimaging.com/ and features workshops, events, and an extensive blog. Don’t miss this timely and informative session.

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May 1 – Philip Pressel & the Hexagon KH-9 Spy Satellite Stereo Camera

June 5 – Vladimir Khazan on the Exakta


A Big Thank You

To everyone who participated in the years’ Photographica 89!

Get ready for 2023: PHSNE’s 50th year and Photographica 90

Dealers contact show manager John Dockery through the