Got hundreds, even thousands of slides you haven’t bothered to scan yet? If you have a DSLR and a remote, scanning all of those is all within a push of a button!
Scanning old slides are a bit of a hassle but with this technique devised by the folks at Botsmedia in the Netherlands, you’ll never look at scanning the same way again! Here’s how you can automate and expedite the whole process!
Slide projector with remote timer
DSLR with a macro lens
Remote timer for DSLR
Take the lenses out of the projector and put a tranluscent piece of plastic behind the glass and the slides
Set the camera on aperture mode
Set the aperture to a high enough depth of field like f/5 and above.
Manually focus on the slides
Adjust the macro rail to crop the photo without borders
There are many advantages to scanning your own film: it is cost-effective, you get to control the output, and you're able to scan special formats that most film labs aren't capable of. If you're new to film scanning, here are a few tips to get you started.
Meural is an innovative digital canvas that lets you access thousands of works of art and photography—or feature your own. Lomography is teaming up with Meural to offer you the chance to win a Meural Canvas and to have your work displayed in a gallery show at Lomography's West Village store.
We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!
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Introducing the shiniest, newest member of our Lomo'Instant Family, the Lomo'Instant Mumbai! Inspired by the golden Indian metropolis filled with striking architecture, busy bazaars and fantastic food, the Lomo’Instant Mumbai combines the beauty of shiny copper and light grey faux leather. Grab one now!