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The E-Sylum: Volume 3, Number 13, March 26, 2000, Article 5


Alan Luedeking writes:

"I want to thank the responding members for the super feedback on slide scanning --- with hundreds of mounted slides stored in a particular order, there was no way I was going to send them out. I look forward to attempting the suggested scanning solutions and will report the results in due course.

Besides wanting to digitize slides for easier presentation and e-mailing, now I'm particularly intrigued by Mr. Metras' observation on the possibility of scanning even small areas of the slide; I've long thought of doing a little contest amongst friends in my particular area of specialty: identifying a banknote from a vignette, or the coin from just a device or part thereof. Careful masking and rephotographing was out of the question timewise; this new approach should make the game feasible..."

Wayne Homren, Editor

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