Sh2-264.jpg (211949 bytes)

Sharpless 2-264 Nebula in Northern Orion;  Digital composite of two 60-minute exposures on hypered 120 Format Kodak PPF Pro 400 film.  Two original 6X7 negatives were scanned at 2000 dpi using a Polaroid Sprintscan 45.  The scanned images were optimized for brightness and contrast then inverted to a negative in Photoshop 5.0.  The two negative images were then digitally "stacked" using the FILTER transformation option in Picture Window 2.0.  The resulting negative image file was inverted to a positive in Photoshop and further enhanced to produce the final image.