Smudging on Slides


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sugarhigh

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Mhm. I scanned my slides after getting them processed yesterday. I noticed something strange about a strip so I blew it up in photoshop and saw this:



can someone please explain what happened to it? :\
 

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could be scratches on ur slides. Does it happen to other slides or is this the only affected slide? Take it back to the shop and ask them.
 

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heh. happened to some other slides on the same 6-frame strip. i tried cleaning them and scanning again, slightly better so might have been that i touched them accidentally but the big scratch on the left is still there :\
 

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claim compensation from the shop. Is it one of the better known specialised film dev shop?
 

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sugarhigh said:
heh. happened to some other slides on the same 6-frame strip. i tried cleaning them and scanning again, slightly better so might have been that i touched them accidentally but the big scratch on the left is still there :\
Have you tried scanning with a different set of slides, it could be that your scanner is dirty or soemthing
 

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Somthing else I thought of, you might want to view your slides through a lightbox and a loupe and see if the scratches are on your slides.
 

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mhm. alright i tried cleaning the slides and scanning again, the smudges on the face became fainter and somewhat unnoticeable (note that the picture's cropped and blown up a lot when i posted it-- just to show the affected area) but the big wad of scratches to the left is still there and I can see it against a light panel. heh. mhm. i'd rather not say which lab..:p not very fair since i'm not sure who or how the scratches got there in the first place.
 

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