[Novalug] slide and negative scanners
novalugml at jgcomp.com
Sun Feb 22 12:28:22 EST 2009
On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 11:08:44AM -0500, Ken Kauffman wrote:
> I believe there is a place over by Microcenter that can do this work for
> Since they are on film format, it'd be a one time cost since everything has
> moved to digital.
Sounds like it would be pricy. But I'll look into it.
A personal scanner would also allow for the "Oh look,
another box of slides" situation.
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 10:58, Jon LaBadie <novalugml at jgcomp.com> wrote:
> > I'm debating digitizing family pics. A daunting task
> > when I consider the thousands of 35mm slides and strips
> > of negatives that we have accumulated plus those my
> > parents accumulated while visiting over 100 countries.
> > Not to mention the really old stuff available only as
> > fading, crumbling prints.
> > I tried a flatbed scanner that had special frames for
> > negatives and slides but was unhappy with the work and
> > the results.
> > Anyone have experience with the dedicated slide/negative
> > scanners I've seen and care to offer comments? These seem
> > to cost $500-$2000, so it is a pricy investment just to be
> > disappointed with the results.
> > Jon
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Jon H. LaBadie jon at jgcomp.com
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