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Rebecca M. Gold

member since: 12/22/2002

Digital to 35mm Slide?

I have and use a Canon EOS 10D but that is beside the point. I only own digital cameras and up until now I have said they can do it all just as well as film. Here is the problem, my daughter is modeling and I did her portfolio. They have an upcoming showcase and they need a 35mm slide of her headshot. It needs to be as good as the original photo. How would I go about doing this? I have been searching for answers on this for a while now. Are my only options just a photo of a photograph?

9/5/2003 7:52:05 AM

doug Nelson

member since: 6/14/2001
  If the image was shot full resolution in the Canon 10D, you should have enough of a file size to pull this off. Call IQ imaging at 1-800-296-1885 and see if they can work with your digital image. Businesses come and go these days; if they're not there, go to and enter a search for something like digital images convert to film.

9/5/2003 8:16:44 AM

doug Nelson

member since: 6/14/2001
  Number doesn't work?
Try 1-800-296-1885. Sorry.

9/5/2003 8:33:01 AM

Sreedevi Swaminathan

member since: 3/14/2002
  I don't know if you've already gone through with IQ, but I'm also an actor as well as a photographer, and I know when getting headshots done, to do reprints with the name on the picture, they'll usually shoot your original headshot with your name under it to get a new neg. And from shooting my own transparencies of my work, I can tell you, if you can hang up the picture on a wall, and get good lighting that won't glare, and focus well, you'll get an image that looks just as good. I find this more economical as well. Good luck.

9/9/2003 3:08:45 AM

Kathleen L. Nelson
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 8/1/2001
  IQ Imaging has a website: (I think I am going to try having a digital file made into a slide myself).

9/9/2003 4:16:49 AM

Rebecca M. Gold

member since: 12/22/2002
  I called around locally and just asked questions. My favorite camera store will do it for me for 2.50 a slide minimum of 10 slides which is fairly cheap. They gave me a good amount of options. The only thing that is an issue is time. You have to do it at least 2 weeks in advance.

9/9/2003 5:59:15 AM


member since: 10/14/2002
  I don't know about overseas but in Australia Kodak shops will do a slide from a file and you can't tell the difference between it and a film based slide


9/9/2003 1:43:54 PM


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