I wish I wasn’t a cretin…

That is, I wish I wasn’t a cretin when I was a child. I have an archive of hundreds of photos that I took as a child on various single-use cameras. I’ve scanned in the 6″x4″ prints over the past few weeks and they’ve come out as well as can be expected for grubby, well-handledContinue reading “I wish I wasn’t a cretin…”

Plustek OpticFilm 7200 35mm scanner

Today my new 35mm scanner arrived – a Plustek OpticFilm 7200. The 7200 is the bottom of the OpticFilm range, but perfect for my needs. All of the scanners in the range have the same optical resolution, but some offer features such as iSRD infrared dust and scratch removal, or MultiExposure where the scanner makesContinue reading “Plustek OpticFilm 7200 35mm scanner”

Reflecta DigitDia 5000 Slide Scanner – Review

I recently inherited a box of around 4,000 film slides and was asked to scan them in. I decided that my existing film/slide scanner, a Veho VFS-001, was not up to the task so I investigated alternatives, and eventually settled on a Reflecta DigitDia 5000 – which is simply a rebadged (and cheaper!) Braun MultimagContinue reading “Reflecta DigitDia 5000 Slide Scanner – Review”