“I’ve got the blues…”
Further to Greg’s insightful guess, here is the final clue I was planning to post:
This is the same strip run through the Pakon with machine auto white balance applied.
(Why is the hardware so fooled?)
Therefore, when I said I hadn’t done anything before, I had actually corrected the WB manually before scanning with the 7600i.
Here is another photo from the same roll, with proper corrections applied:
Color reproduction seems to be quite faithful (skin tones especially…) but requires a tiny bit of
twerking tweaking when scanning.
(I’ll explain why shortly).
Grain is also present, but not unpleasant…
Final post to follow in a bit.