Category: slides

Same guy, many years apart, scanned from slides.Top photo, year…

Same guy, many years apart, scanned from slides.

Top photo, year unknown (1950s?)… bottom photo, 1994.

Grandpa had a strange array of friends.top: 1994. bottom: 1981.

Grandpa had a strange array of friends.

top: 1994. bottom: 1981.

Birthday party minus the party, 1994.  Scanned from slides no…

Birthday party minus the party, 1994.  Scanned from slides no one viewed.

If you don’t have a slide viewer (and in my cases, if I don’t…

If you don’t have a slide viewer (and in my cases, if I don’t have my glasses on), just holding a slide up to the light isn’t enough to see what’s really there. I bought 28 slides recently and here are three that I am going to be giving to a found-art supplies store downtown for their uses. I am not sure the significance of the extreme closeup of Jim Carey but it was in someone’s business presentation to punctuate a point, I presume.

Jeff and his computer, same shirt and different years, circa…

Jeff and his computer, same shirt and different years, circa 1993 and 1996.

Summer is here and it’s time to show off pictures from your…

Summer is here and it’s time to show off pictures from your vacation!

Four moments captured on 35mm slides in the 1980s.

Gail, a winner at life and business with her Windows 3.11 For…

Gail, a winner at life and business with her Windows 3.11 For Workgroups computer. Two slides from the office snapped in the early 1990s.

I dig that she hung up her medal on her cubicle wall. 😀

I had never seen a subminiature slide before. Chances are the…

I had never seen a subminiature slide before. Chances are the photo was either taken with a Minox ‘spy’ camera or one of its competitors – or, it turns out, there were 110 slides produced into the early 1980s, which had both their own smaller frames and these larger ones for use in standard projectors.

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Something I’d never seen before: a projector slide dummy. Unsure…

Something I’d never seen before: a projector slide dummy. Unsure what the purpose of a fake slide is, maybe as a divider between stories on a carousel or something to test the projector’s mechanics with, but I found one.

Also found 28 slides from a large collection, which you’ll see soon.


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Yes, I’ve seen Panavue viewers new in the Vermont Country Store catalog! I’m using an Opta-View viewer and since I have the carrying case, that’s what keeps the dust off/out for me. That and to turn on the light you push a slide into the slot, so a dummy like this would be counterproductive for mine. Thank you for the explanation of the blank slide in regard to the Panavue!