How To Convert Photos From Black&White To Color

Convert Photos

Did you know you can convert a black & white photo to a color photo?

Using the “Three Color Process” it’s possible to convert photos taken with a b&w film to a color photo, but it works also with digital photos (some Leica M10 user out there?).

It’s not particularly difficult to convert photos. You need i) filters, ii) a tripod, iii) a steady subject, and iv) either film or a digital camera. The 15 minutes video below by Jacob Carlson explains everything.

Table of content:

  • 0:00 – Kick-ass Intro
  • 1:30 – Get Red, Green, and Blue filters for your camera
  • 2:18 – Get a sturdy tripod
  • 2:54 – Keep subject still
  • 3:24 – Use contrasty film
  • 4:17 – The results!
  • 5:51 – Cameras used
  • 7:08 – How to combine the photos
  • 12:32 – What to avoid
  • 14:26 – The end bit

[via DIY Photography]

Canon Launches Color Calibration Service For Displays

Canon Rumors Color Calibration

Canon press release:

Canon U.S.A. Launches Comprehensive Color Calibration Service For Displays

New Service for Color-Critical Environments also Includes Calibration of Non-Canon Displays

MELVILLE, NY, October 10, 2019 – As High Dynamic Range (HDR) content production continues to become more popular, the need for finely calibrated displays has become more critical. With numerous evolving HDR formats, it is only through calibration that the artistic vision can be fully enjoyed. In response to this growing demand, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions is excited to announce it will now be offering a color calibration service for display products. The fee-based service can be performed on Canon’s lineup of reference displays as well as displays from other manufacturers. As a well-established industry leader in Service and Support, Canon’s commitment to professionals is further cemented with the introduction of this new service offering.

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