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User currently offlineRWY-16 From Switzerland, joined Dec 2000, 106 posts, RR: 2
Posted (14 years 10 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 2758 times:


What kind of experience did you make when you let the photo lab (Kodak, Fuji and/or all the others) scan the slides for you and send them back to you on a photo CD? Are you satisfied with the quality/result?

Thanks a lot for your answers.


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User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 10 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 2740 times:

From what I've seen, results are varied. Some do a beautiful job, others suck. You'll have to experiment in your area for which lab does the best.



User currently offlineCYKA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 10 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 2737 times:

I have had mine scanned and results went from poor to bad beyond descripton.

User currently offlineIanm From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (14 years 10 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 2727 times:

Almost all of my photos on A.net are scanned by my photo lab using a technology called ImageCD (still saving for my own film scanner). Note ImageCD is not Kodak Photo CD or Picture CD, nor is it a Fuji format CD. The scans at the highest resolution need to be reduced in size and can even be compressed at bit for uploading.

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I've never had one of these scans rejected due to poor image quality. Only problem is they are quite expensive to do here in Australia.

Ian M.

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