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Anyone know where I can get these slides processed #670687
26th Feb 2012 6:29pm
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I'm looking for somewhere where I can get either paper or digital copies of these photographs I have on these slides. Hopefully not too expensive as there are a few. If anyone knows anywhere or how much I would much appreciate knowing. smile
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Re: Anyone know where I can get these slides processed [Re: MerseyMan] #670694
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I'd of thought Fairs Digital on old chester road just off bebington.

http://www.fairsdigital.com/index.asp

0151 645 5000

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Re: Anyone know where I can get these slides processed [Re: MerseyMan] #670697
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The economic way to get prints from colour slides is to beg/ borrow/ steal a slide projector & screen, project the slides and photograph the screen with a modern digital camera in a darkened room.

I never believed this would be good enough - but I tried it and the results were very good, far better than when I tried to scan them directly at quite high resolution and reverse the colour image

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Re: Anyone know where I can get these slides processed [Re: MerseyMan] #670702
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My father bought a scanner with a fitting for scanning slides on, dependent on the amount of slides it may be worth while buying one.



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I can copy them onto disk for you for free if you can get them to me. PM if you are interested.

Re: Anyone know where I can get these slides processed [Re: MrPhil] #670715
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Originally Posted by MrPhil
My father bought a scanner with a fitting for scanning slides on, dependent on the amount of slides it may be worth while buying one.



That was what I tried - not impressed despite high res scan. I also tried one of these 40 dedicated slide scanners that they sell in Maplin and sometimes Lidl / Aldi. Even worse. Back a few years I had access to a Nikon professional 35mm scanner - now THAT was a different story (and a mere 1.5K price tag 15+ years ago)

It is a bit of a bugger setting up the old projector & screen and then a digicam on a tripod to eliminate hand shake but that was by far the best option

Snod

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Re: Anyone know where I can get these slides processed [Re: MerseyMan] #670724
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I took some to Spielmans in the Grange precinct It wasn't expensive. They had to send them away though.


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