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Old 06-10-2009, 09:52 AM
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Old black and white negatives

Is there anyone still printing old black and white negatives from a kodak brownie camera and that ilk. So the size of the negs is larger.
I don't have a lot of money to spend on this project so am trying to find an economical way to print these.
Does anyone have success scanning negatives???
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Old 06-10-2009, 02:49 PM
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Re: Old black and white negatives

I've had good success scanning old negatives with my Epson 4990. You tell the scanning software you're doing negatives, and the result is a positive image.
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Old 07-06-2009, 03:04 PM
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Re: Old black and white negatives

I am also using an Epson 4990 & am trying to scan in large size old negatives (2.25 x 2 3/8) using the 'medium format carrier' but the resulting image comes out either cut off or in two pieces. Is it me or the scanner, which I haven't used much.
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