30-Day FREE Amazon Prime Trial - Get Ready For Prime Day 2021

HELP! need to mount 6x7 transparencies


dean1 15 2
17 Oct 2006 12:39PM
I have some lovely transparencies that I want to mount in glass slides, all done on my Mamiya 7 II. I am lost to be honest, I had a look on the interent and was puzzled by a plethera of sizes (none of which said 6x7 but things like 30x37 or 24x36)????

Does anyone know what size I need and a good place to buy them?

I want to view them on a projector BIG before I decide which ones I want to have blown up and framed.

Also anyone know how to get the transparencies into the slides after you manage to find the right ones...HELP!!!
rheyes 17 74 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2006 1:14PM
Calumet sell Gepe 6x7 glass mounts 15 for 10 so not cheap. You could also check out Gepe for a complete list of products.
Richard
alan h. 19 275 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2006 1:43PM
6x6...6x7 645 etc are the length & breadth in centimetres
BigCol 20 1.8k 1 Scotland
17 Oct 2006 2:08PM
I take it you actually have a 6x7 projector with which to project these rather large transparencies? I only asked 'cos last time I looked for one, when I was looking to mount my Xpan trannies, the projector cost an absolute fortune!
Current cost from the Widescreen Centre is:

Quote:6x7 Gotschmann 67P proj. 2346.83

So if you do have one, or buy one, can I borrow it please?!

I was going to suggest you look at the Widescreen Centres website but they've updated it recently and it doesn't appear to be fully working.

Gepe are your best bet for slide mounts though, and the one you're looking for is part number 2701 54x68mm - what they call the ideal format.

Col
dean1 15 2
17 Oct 2006 2:47PM
I think they have a projector in my art centre where I'm a member but I should check the avialability of it before I go buying things I may not be able to use.

Thanks BigCol for telling me the GEPE code for the right slide, why they can't just say for 6x7 I dont know.
c_evans99 17 7.0k 1 Wales
17 Oct 2006 2:55PM
You could always make one Smile It wouldn't match a 2000 model but would give fairly impressive results given the size of the original slide.

Ceri
Westers 16 3.9k 1 Burkina Faso
17 Oct 2006 3:57PM
Or at that size just stick them on a light box with a magnifying thingy. Not quite the same as projecting them big, but it could save a lot of money, plus you'll get a good idea as to the quality of the picture.
andytvcams 18 10.4k 1 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2006 4:01PM

Quote:magnifying thingy


Loupe. Smile
Westers 16 3.9k 1 Burkina Faso
17 Oct 2006 4:10PM
That's the fella...could say it out loud, but couldn't remember how to spell it, lol.

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.