Orange mask removal from film negative

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Orange mask removal from film negative

Post by zuzu85 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 12:08 am


I'm just new here, so bear with me please.
I've started scanning my 35mm negatives recently and I've noticed the bluish overcast. I've followed several methods i.e inverting and applying levels/curves to adjust the RGB channels.
I'm still not totally convinced. I feel like I'm missing something. Then I've stumbled upon an article about the orange mask removal, Burton's technique:

I've tried it several times and followed each step, but still haven't reached the desired outcome. Does anyone know how to tackle this problem efficiently? I'd appreciate it a lot if someone could help me out.

Many thanks!

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