Converting Digitized Film Negatives to Positives

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 Basic Image Adjustment in NX Studio

Digitized film negatives can be converted to positives using the [Levels & Curves] tool in the [Adjustments] tab.

  1. Display the desired negative. You can also select negatives in thumbnail or multi-frame view.

  2. Drag the bottom anchor of the tone curve up to the middle region of the graph in the [Levels & Curves] display.

  3. Drag the top anchor down to the bottom of the graph.

  4. Drag the anchor you moved halfway in Step 2 up to the top of the graph.

  5. Click the “auto contrast” () button.

  6. Adjust [LCH], [Retouch Brush], and [Straighten] settings as required.