Alan Luedeking writes:
"Does anyone out there know an easy
way to scan or convert color slides into digital images? My
entire collection is photographed on color slides, which I use
for occasional school presentations and at club meetings. It's
easy to carry slides in the same coin boxes designed for 2x2
flips; but now I wish I had them all in my laptop to be able to
make sexier Powerpoint presentations and be able to send
images by e-mail for research… Please don't tell me I have to
photograph everything all over again!"
Actually, today there are a number of alternatives for
digitizing slides. Most photo processing shops now offer
such services. I've borrowed slides from friends, given them
to a processor, and received back the original slides plus a
CD-ROM disk containing the digitized pictures. I've found
the process very acceptable and affordable. This was over a
year ago. Does anyone with more recent experience care to
Wayne Homren, Editor
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