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John Elk

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  1. My thanks to all for their suggestions. Perhaps 5% of those 400,000 images are scanned; I did all of these myself with a Nikon scanner and used the resulting images for our website and submissions to our own clients and agencies. Essentially all of these images are travel; many U.S. states and over 100 countries from the late 1960's until we converted to digital around 1998. Given the quality difference between a new digital file and a scan of an image that is now at least 20+ years old, I simply don't think the investment in time and effort would be worthwhile to scan any more. Some may h
  2. Dear All. Realizing that my 400,000 or so 35 mm transparencies are now essentially worthless (and are taking up a lot of room) I am trying to decide what is the easiest and most efficacious way of disposing of them. All of them are stored in 20 images per sheet plastic sheets and every one of them is labeled with identification and my name. The most obvious thing to do is just to slowly throw them out in the trash, but ideally I would like to take the slides out of the sheets, which I would then hope to recycle (though given their age none of these sheets has the triangle recycling symbol o
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