Viewing 35mm slides

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I have recently had some 35mm slide film processed but have no way of looking at the images properly. What do I need to do to view these?

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Ideally, a slide projector. I'll happily lend you one. Small hand viewers are also available, but you only end up with a small image which wastes a lot of the potential of the slide.
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Thank you John.

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If you have a scanner, scan them then put them in your PC.
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I didn't think about that. Will a normal scanner do or do you have to have a special one for slides?

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A slide/negative scanner is best if you want any degree of quality. For quick viewing, may scanners have slide trays.
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Sue,

Why not, use your camera to scan them, you will potentially get much better results:

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Sue- we can scan your slides if you wish bring them to the club, and we can scan to around A3 size printable, and facebook size and put them to disc/dvd.
let us know if we can be of any help
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