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Photos Scanned From Negatives?  
User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19258 posts, RR: 52
Posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2292 times:

I believe that most photographs on this website have successfully scanned and uploaded photographs from negatives. This process sounds very complicated. Is it? Surely one doesn't scan the negatives as one would with photographs?


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User currently offlineFUAirliner From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 538 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2239 times:

Pe@rson,

you need a slide/negative scanner or special kit for slides/negatives on your flatbed scanner (which doesn't achieve the quality produced by a slide/negative scanner) to be able to scan negatives and slides. Then you have to go through the steps of photo editing which are basically the same as when prints are scanned.


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User currently offlineJoge From Finland, joined Feb 2000, 1444 posts, RR: 39
Reply 2, posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2214 times:

You can also go to your local photo store and ask them to put your negatives into a CD. Here is what I use to scan my C-41 pics to CDs:



And here's a sample picture:


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User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 3, posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2216 times:

iow, Joge is boasting of his job at a photostore where he has access to a highres professional scanner (integrated in that Agfa 1-hour processing/printing machine).
Shop I take mine to now also has one of them (plus a smaller older version as well), might ask them what it costs as it should be faster than scanning everything myself  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
But as I'm using mainly slides anyway...



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User currently offlineJoge From Finland, joined Feb 2000, 1444 posts, RR: 39
Reply 4, posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2211 times:

Jwenting,

The printer/scanner is not on my use only.  Big grin



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User currently offlineLanpie From Canada, joined Aug 2000, 297 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2176 times:
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I used the Hewlett Packard Photo Smart S20. This scanner can be used for slides, negatives an prints.

It is ok for me. I got good results using it.

Pierre


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