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Re: slide scanning & output



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Am I ever glad that you asked about this idea -- I want to know, too!  It
hadn't ocurred to me before, but you've hit on the answer to my own slide
collection's needs.

Thanks, one and all

elf

Indigo Som wrote:

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> Howdy all you helpful folks,
> I'm wondering if anybody out there can answer some questions about slide
> scanning. (Not exactly book arts related, but certainly art career
> related!) I have slides that I want to scan in order to Photoshop some
> small flaws in the image. Then I want to take the corrected digital file
> and generate a slide from that -- a slide that will be as good as any other
> slide for purposes of projection & duplication. Here are the questions:
> 1. At what resolution do I need to scan the original slide &/or what size
> should the file be?
> 2. Are there other factors to consider besides resolution? How come one
> photo place charges $5 to scan the slide (resulting in a 31 MB file) &
> other places charge $30 & up for what seems like the same thing?
> Thanks in advance for any advice!
>
> Indigo Som
> indigo@well.com
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