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Old 05-15-2016, 10:56 PM   #77
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Originally Posted by Ron Flanary View Post

Sometimes the box would look okay until you went through the slides and found some drunken technician at the lab had ruined your slides. They would all have some strange green hue to them. I've rescued some of these slides in later years by scanning them and using Photoshop. So....never throw them away!
The machine that chopped the film for mounting operated by seeking the narrow black strip between frames. Unfortunately, this machine wasn't smart enough to distinguish between dark image backgrounds and the black strip, and would cut the image sometimes. Who knew this would be fixable in 30 years or so?
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