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Stanley C. Sims
 

Lab suggestions for slides to prints


I have a few slides that I want to have made into large prints,(16/20,20/30).
Any suggestions on a good lab, and the best kind of prints to have made would be a big, big help. I am not a rich man.
Thanks in advance to all.


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7/22/2004 3:02:07 PM

 
Buddy Purugganan   Stanley, give the "SLIDEPRINTER" a shot ADDRESS: P.O. Box 950V Denver CO 80209 or IMAGEXPERTS ( www.imagexperts.com ) or toll-free 888-8-IMAGEX. Also BIGPOSTERS---( www.bigposters.com ) or call 1-8888-880-HUGE. Most of the labs I suggested have discount rates.


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7/22/2004 6:53:30 PM

 
Stanley C. Sims   Thanks for the info Buddy. I will get right on it.

Stanley


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7/23/2004 12:09:38 PM

 
John A. Lind
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/27/2001
  For general use, The Slide Printer does well. If you're wanting "gallery" display prints made, Ilfochrome is the classic material for it. There aren't that many labs that handle Ilfochrome or the very unique developing process for it. One of them is Holland Photo Imaging in Austin, Texas. There are a couple other labs I've been told about in Chicago and the San Francisco area (don't have their names). Ilfochrome is not inexpensive, but there's no other reversal print material like it.

-- John Lind


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7/24/2004 6:58:05 AM

 
Stanley C. Sims   Thanks John for the help. I had heard of Holland Photo some years back.
What happened to Cibachrome? Is that outdated?


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7/24/2004 9:20:21 PM

 
John A. Lind
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/27/2001
  Stanley,
Ilfochrome is Cibachrome; it has always been made by Ilford and was originally created in a joint effort between Ilford and CIBA (a Swiss chemical corporation). IIRC, ownership of Ilford has changed several times since Cibachrome was created. It was renamed Ilfochrome when the name "CIBA" had to be removed from the trade name for the print material.

-- John Lind


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7/25/2004 6:15:55 AM

 
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