Hey everyone, I recently bought a 3.5E Planar on eBay. It was CLA'd by Harry Fleenor a month before I got it (It came with the original receipt). Everything seems to be in great working order, except that there are some light scratches on the taking lens, which the seller conveniently forgot to mention. I put a test roll through and here are some shots from it. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/818161/test1.jpg https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/818161/test2.jpg https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/818161/test3.jpg I got the roll of Tri-X processed and scanned at a nice lab in San Francisco. I've heard that light scratches shouldn't affect picture quality but that they can lower contrast. Looking at these shots, it seems that they lack some "punch." So I have a few questions: - Could this lack of punch be attributed to the scratches? - Or is it the exposure? Developing? Scanning? - If my camera does have lower contrast, can I bump it up in post? I mean I know it would be ideal that the lens would be contrasty, but if not, is it fixable later? With my naive mind, it would seem that you can always add contrast, but can't remove it as easily. These images just seem so...gray. Any help would be greatly appreciated.