In the last few years I have relaxing my ‘it’s analog, or it’s digital, ain’t nuthin in between’ rule.
I’ve been mixing things up in interesting ways. I’ve been calling them ‘hybrids’.
Here’s a few analog darkroom photomontage prints I made years ago, hand colored, scanned ’em, and then gave ’em a digital kick in the ass. I came up some interesting results.
It’s not looking like Ektachrome yet, but it’s getting close.
Will it ever look like Kodachrome? That’s a pretty tough standard. I dunno. Still in progress, to be decided.
Here’s a couple of handcolored first, followed by digital colored images:
If you’d like to see how they work, here’s a page for you, PSD file screen shots showing layers, and a small (3MB) PSD file you can download:
Here’s a really good tutorial:
Hope you picked up a few tricks!