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Re: need slides

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carla harwitt (charwitt.us)
Wed, 22 Jan 1997 21:03:44 -0800 (PST)


Anyone know of a least expensive, effective camera to buy to make slides?
I personally own a "point-n-shoot" 35mm but I understand you have to have
the kind you can focus. I'd appreciate any info. Thanks. - Carla H.

On Wed, 22 Jan 1997, Sidnie Miller wrote:

> Dear Su, have you ever considered making your own slides? Just get
> your camera with slide film and take your favorite art books outside
> on a nice sunny day. Get a steel bar or something heavy to hold
> everything nice and flat. If you can't get in close enough you
> can use black electrical tape to mask in your slide to the good parts.
> My homemade ones aren't the best, but I usually make up for sloppy
> technique by my enthusiasm talking about works I really like. A long
> time ago the librarian and I wrote a grant to get a set of 500 slides--
> the ones in the catalogs. They're great and everything but I probably
> only use 60 of them--and try to find slides of great installations or
> Andy Goldsworthy work. It still costs you, but maybe your principal
> will be willing to pay for film and development--it makes them sound
> soooo cheap to refuse when you're doing all the work!! Sid
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