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Dealing with Slides ( 35 mm ones )

Postby 4-Fishing » Aug 30th, 2016, 2:28 pm

Anyone here ever fool with 35mm slides , without a projector ? I have a box full left to me , some from the what looks like the 40's possibly and up , in age . I thought a scanner could bring them up and a trick or two I saw on the net didnt work so fantastic .

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Re: Dealing with Slides ( 35 mm ones )

Postby GordonH » Aug 30th, 2016, 2:34 pm

Some photo scanners come with a slide attachment
Here is a link to items at best buy http://www.bestbuy.com/site/scanners/fi ... cat0511009

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Re: Dealing with Slides ( 35 mm ones )

Postby 4-Fishing » Aug 30th, 2016, 2:44 pm

I saw those , they are cool devices . I suppose if this was an ongoing project I wouldn't mind forking out a hun to view slides . This is like a one time dealio then thats a wrap . I'll try and look around for that scanner adaption method , a scanner we have already :)

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Re: Dealing with Slides ( 35 mm ones )

Postby oneh2obabe » Aug 30th, 2016, 2:44 pm

Check with camera or photography stores and see if they have a 35mm hand-held viewer. If not, and you really want to view the slides you could always purchase one.

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0002GRLL8/ref ... nkCode=df0
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Re: Dealing with Slides ( 35 mm ones )

Postby Bsuds » Aug 30th, 2016, 2:58 pm

I made myself a holder for my slides that mounted my camera at a length that I could take a picture of the slide in focus.
Then took pictures of them all in digital format. Worked well.
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Re: Dealing with Slides ( 35 mm ones )

Postby kgcayenne » Aug 30th, 2016, 3:02 pm

I picked up a slide loupe from Lens and shutter. They will convert them to digital for you, and I can't remember the cost, but my daughter had some prints made of some old slides we found in family storage.
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