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These areas represent temperatures as high as 2 million to 3 million kelvins, their sharpness limited only by the clumping of the grains in the film emulsion.
By analyzing and reducing the grain caused by the film emulsion, Digital GEM automatically enhances the clarity of a scanned image while preserving its colors, gradations and sharpness.
Thus the shots, which stayed up close throughout, reveal not the grain of film emulsion but a halftone screen, evoking Richard Prince's rephotography or Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin's static shots of newspapers, magazines, and publicity stills in Letter to Jane (1972).
A film emulsion actually separates when overexposed, leaving a visible band around the highlights.
My shots would need to last longer (seconds to minutes), and no dog needed to fetch my quarry, as photons struck the film emulsion for processing later at our local film store.