I’ve moved this blog and some posts of /projects to anthony-carrick.com. It’s a Serverless Gatsby site hosted on Netlify. I also have a blog post there talking about how it’s built. Read about the new blog over at anthony-carrick.com
I’ve got a bunch of old photos to scan – some, where I have the negatives still, and some, where I only have the prints. I scanned a few some months back using the Kodak Rapid Scanner kiosk available for use in department stores as an experiment but wasn’t happy with the results. I figured if I could scan the negatives I’d achieve richer photos. Recently I’ve been able to borrow a friend’s Epson Perfection V370 Photo scanner with a film module and a flatbed.
So while scanning the negatives I have (including of the same photos from before) I was able to experiment with the scanned images and compare: scans from negatives, scans from prints on the Epson flatbed, and scans from the Kodak Rapid Scanner.Continue reading “Scanning Photos with Epson and Kodak”
So, I’ve recently been scanning some older photos using an Epson flatbed photo scanner. All of the negatives I scanned had the correct camera make and model included in the EXIF data. However, of the prints I scanned only the TIFFs had the camera EXIF data, while the JPGs didn’t, so Lightroom just showed “Unknown Camera” in the Grid view. This was annoying me and I want to be able to find previously scanned photos in the future (plus whatever other key words I may use).Continue reading “Fixing Photo Metadata with Exiftool”