How to fix Purple Hue on Film Negative in post?

3 years 10 months ago #691770 by iKokomo
I like to use older disposable cameras as a form of a guestbook when friends visit. I sent in two cameras to mpix for developing. The first turned out great with good colors, however, the second has a purple shift/hue on the scanned film. (photo attached) I was wondering how I can fix the photos in post-processing? I do not really care about the photo looking perfect (it is the charm of film photography) but I do want to be able to see the people in the photo a little better. 


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3 years 10 months ago - 3 years 10 months ago #691771 by Nikon Shooter
Film hue falls in the colour tab as WB does and that
should be the less critical of your problem. However,
the severe underexposure IS more of a concern here
— to mention anything about the consequent noise.

Maybe I am too… but I see no way to recover that shot.

Light is free… capturing it is not!
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3 years 10 months ago #691781 by Ozzie_Traveller
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3 years 10 months ago #691922 by saponcpa
HI, this is very difficult work to fix purple hue. I have seen 5 people in this picture. Two ladies three boys, ok I will telling my friend about your problem another could you see my full profile and contact.  


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3 years 10 months ago #691972 by Ben Vanderbilt
Honestly I would be very surprised if this photo could be salvaged.  Was it a RAW file?


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3 years 10 months ago #691984 by garyrhook
Film. It's a negative.

To the OP: have you considered the possibility that they messed up the processing?

This isn't digital, and there are no forensics that will help. I believe you're out of luck.


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3 years 9 months ago - 3 years 9 months ago #694186 by saponcpa
I try my best here. 



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