Slides to Digital – Slide Types and Sizes

Posted by Danielle Ferrell on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

slides to digital and types and sizes Whether your in the market for a slide scanner or looking to use a slide scanning service to get the job done, understanding the types and sizes of slides in your collection is the smart first step.

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Topics: 110 slides, 126 slides, convert 35mm slides, Converting slides to digital, convert 35mm slides to digital, 35mm slides to digital, digitizing slides, 35mm Slides, size, format, slide size, slide format, medium format slides

Convert Slides to Digital? Considerations for Kodachrome Slides

Posted by ed oboyle on Tue, May 28, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Convert Slides to Digital? Considerations for Kodachrome SlidesFor 74 years, Kodachrome set the standard for color accuracy and for longevity among slide films. Memorialized in song, thanks to rhymin’ Paul Simon, Kodachrome has a special place in the hearts of talented photographers everywhere.

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Topics: digitize slides, converting 35mm slides, convert 35mm slides, digitizing photos

Color Considerations for Scanning Photos

Posted by ed oboyle on Fri, May 24, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Color Considerations for Scanning PhotosPreservation of colors and of image details is one of the objectives of photo scanning. Not only do we want to preserve images as they are now, but also as they originally were captured. Photo prints, slides and negatives all experience some degree of color shifting over time. This is especially apparent in cases where in amateur film stocks of the 1960s and 1970s or when cheap photofinishing was used. It was not uncommon for mass-market photofinishers to skimp on quality control to achieve ultra-cheap mail-order or drugstore prices. Photo prints looked okay when they first arrived in the photofinishing envelope, but faded over the years.

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Topics: convert 35mm slides, color management, convert negatives to digital, convert photos to digital

Slide Scanning Services Specialize in 35mm

Posted by Julie Morris on Tue, Feb 26, 2013 @ 12:30 PM
Slide Scanning Services Specialize in 35mm

It is said that Oscar Barnack was the first to use 35mm film in a still camera in 1913. He is sometimes referred to as the grandfather of 35mm photography because of this fact. Positive film makes up a 35mm slide. It is commonly found mounted in plastic or cardboard frames. Slides were commonly used in art classes and to teach art history because of the color accuracy they provided when viewed through a projector. Today, 35mm is still the most popular film used by both professional and amateur photographers because of its convenience, inexpensive pricing structure and the strength of image quality produced.

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Topics: convert 35mm slides, slide scanning services, 35mm Slides

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