Scanning the past


We’re having fun today, once again at the controls of a Nikon Coolscan 9000 film scanner. Today we’re scanning old, big (6×6 cm) negatives I shot with a Hasselblad in the 80s. The quality is amazing… that’s the late Norman Mailer, pictured above. The scans are headed to a high-end HP printer that will turn them into 16×20-inch prints.

This is all for a show of my work that will be mounted in the Moos Gallery of the Knight Fine Arts Center in Hudson, Ohio in June. It’s hard not to get lost in memories of the heady moments of being a ‘Hollywood’ photog…


About Chris Gulker

Chris Gulker, a self-described Infuential Blogger, lived in Menlo Park, California with spouse Linda. He passed away in late October 2010.
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5 Responses to Scanning the past

  1. AmyB says:

    any plans for a local exhibition?

  2. cg says:

    Thinking about that… maybe sometime later this summer if I can find a space.

    Plans call for a catalog of the show which will be online as a PDF at some point…

  3. Mike Ridey says:

    Aha! You’re a medium format guy after all! Just as I suspected.

  4. Chris Gulker says:

    How could you resist cameras that showed the subject backwards and/or upside down?

  5. Beth Foote says:

    Has anyone interviewed you about your experiences as a photographer?

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