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Slide Scanning By The Photo Lab

Thu Jul 26, 2001 3:03 pm

Hi

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.

Andi
 
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RE: Slide Scanning By The Photo Lab

Thu Jul 26, 2001 4:56 pm

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.

Cheers,

Charles
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RE: Slide Scanning By The Photo Lab

Thu Jul 26, 2001 6:14 pm

I have had mine scanned and results went from poor to bad beyond descripton.
 
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RE: Slide Scanning By The Photo Lab

Thu Jul 26, 2001 8:46 pm

Hi
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.
Example:

Click for large version
Click here for full size photo!

Photo © Ian Moy


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.

regards
Ian M.

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