I have a Canon Canoscan 9950F flatbed scanner that has a light source in
the lid that basically back lights the slides or negs for the scanner to
scan. It is several years old but has worked pretty well. I can scan 12
35mm slides at a go, or four 35mm neg strips. It has software that
identifies the individual frames and lets you save them as individual
files. Yes, it's slow, yes it's a lot of work. So far the quality from
slides has been better than from negs or even prints. I scan in JPEG.
Here's an example;
On 11/27/2010 4:56 PM, Mark J Bradakis wrote:
> Interesting. One of my projects in the years I worked at the U of U
> was to get a box working with our computers, a box that took a
> digital image and put it on film, slides or Polaroids.
> Now I'm interested in going the other way. I have a bunch of
> slides from my previous life as a an avid skier, climber and
> general man about the mountains. I'm planning to write up
> some of my adventures and would like pictures to go along with
> them, taken from the collection of old slides.
> I know there are slide scanners out there, anyone have any
> experience with such beasts?
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