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Re: filmscanners: Large collection - full frame projection via DLP & PowerPoint

At 11:19 28/05/01 -0400, you wrote:
>I would think that a digital camera with Macro and Zoom capabilities on a
>copy stand would do a great job on the flat copy. Obviously lighting would
>have to be balanced for color and glare to get the best results.
>One of the cameras with an LCD viewfinder that rotates off the lens axis
>  like the Nikon 990 etc. would work.
>I think it is also possible to set up the camera to preview to a monitor.
>I don't have a specific camera to suggest but in the days when I did
>film/slide presentations we would have loved such a setup.
>The negatives and transparencies are another issue.

I cant speak about negatives but I am sure Fuji make a device you fit on 
the front of a digital camera and insert the slide in to it and copy on to 
the digital camera

>Although I believe some
>users have had success with a similiar setup to the above and shooting down
>through the film into a light box. But the quality will not be as good as a
>film scanner.
>Ira Beckoff
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Marvin Demuth" <mdemuth@polobeam.net>
>To: <filmscanners@halftone.co.uk>
>Sent: Monday, May 28, 2001 8:57 AM
>Subject: filmscanners: Large collection - full frame projection via DLP &
> > My current project is to take a large collection of multi-format negatives
> > and transparencies (35mm to 4x5), b&w color prints (billfold to 8x10) to
> > scan them into JPEG for insertion into PowerPoint 2000 slides for full
> > frame projection via DLP (Digital Light Processing) at 600x800 pixels.
> >
> > I have started with the flat art and have found the process slower than I
> > would like for it to be.
> >
> > I love the concept of looking through a 35mm single lens reflex finder,
> > composing the photo, exposing the photo and then quickly moving to the
> > subject.  Is there any scanning process that accommodates this approach?
> >
> > Any one have ideas as to ways to approach this project?  Has any one
> > handled a large project of this type?  If so, how did you approach the
> >
> > Marvin Demuth
> >


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