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How do you crop Transparencies?

francisg 14 705 1 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2006 8:41AM
I have a few transparencies in my Stock, some of wich would benifit from some sort of mask to crop the image. Can anyone please tell me what do I use to do it? Is there such a thing as Masking tape? and If so where do I get it? Thanks for any offers of help.


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ian.daisley 13 96 6 England
18 Feb 2006 9:00AM

Kitchen foil. Fold over to make a nice clean edge and use this to mask your slides. Works a treat. Doesn't matter which side you mask from - works just fine either way.

Cheers, Ian.
stevenb Plus
14 265 6 England
18 Feb 2006 10:17AM
Frank , Ian as discribed how to do it perfectly.
Whast ever you do do not use any type of sticky tape.

ziggy 16 194 England
18 Feb 2006 10:20AM
Alternatively GePe used to make masks which you include when sandwiching your transparancy
francisg 14 705 1 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2006 12:01PM
Thanks for your advice. Just one more thing on the use of Foil .How is it held in place during projection?

Thanks Frank
chris.maddock 16 3.7k United Kingdom
18 Feb 2006 12:43PM
You open up the mount, insert the foil and reclose the mount.

francisg 14 705 1 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2006 12:49PM
Thanks Chris for that. Just that not having cropped Slides before I was not sure if there was any special procedure to it.


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