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RE: tank pictures
You wrote “Quality without a digital camera is what I
searching for.” If you just want to share the
occasional picture with folks via the internet, try
using one of the better “egg” cameras to take a photo
of your processed pictures. This is a real PITA, but
for one or two photos a month, it works ok. The image
quality isn’t as good as scanning, but it might work
for you. I do this occasionally. I rarely have good
luck with scanned images. Sometimes they look ok when
resized down to business card size, but that’s pretty
My wife used the photo CD a couple of times. I didn’t
hear any complaints. It runs $6-8 per roll of film.
By the time you do this you have $12-15 in film and
processing costs. Good slide film, Fuji velvia 50 for
instance, will also run about $15 by the time you buy
it and develop it. Then you need to get the digital
images. Those run at least $1 each in quantity.
One solution for quality images is to make friends
with someone who has a digital camera. Turn the flash
off and take pictures of your photo prints. Another
idea is to make friends with someone who owns a Nikon
Coolpix 990. Make a deal to buy the slide adapter
attachment for them if they will make digital images
of your negatives or slides. Then use your AE-1 and
be nice to your friend. This attachment costs about
$60 and it works great. You can also jury rig it to
work on other cameras.
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