New prints from old

Graham Edwards asks I have found many negatives of family photos taken in the 1930s and '40s. Their size is 90x60mm (3.25x2.25in), which I believe is 120 film. I have an Epson Perfection 2400 Photo scanner and Corel Paint Shop Pro 6, which will make prints from 35mm colour slides. Can I make prints from the negatives using my computer and printer Richard Sibley replies Your negatives may have been taken on 120 or perhaps 105 format film, as these are very similar, but the 105 format was only...

Shot

News Analysis Comment PhotoDiary 17 1 09 An increase in the number of DSLP users will benefit those shops who specialise in sales of add-ons such as lenses, accessories, etc How shops can beat the gloom, page 6 Photo studio chain Olan Mills Photography has ceased trading and has gone into administration. The Northamptonshire-based business, which specialises in family and baby portraits, has already closed Its 34 outlets, many of which were based in branches of Mothercare. Customers claiming...

EOS 5D Mark II

At last Canon has upgraded the camera that first made full-frame digital photography possible for many enthusiasts. Will it enable the company to regain the top spot in the DSLR market CANON'S EOS 5D was the first camera to make full-frame photography possible for many enthusiast photographers. As such, it enabled them to use their existing Canon EF-mount lenses and see the same composition in the viewfinder as they do with their film cameras. Combined with the fact that it is capable of...

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Thousands of photographers are expected to descend on west London later this week for a trade show that is open to all. Aimed at professionals and amateurs, the show takes place on 16-18 January at the Novotel London West hotel in Hammersmith. Big-name manufacturers hosting stands at the show are expected to include Canon, Nikon, Olympus and Sony. The event is organised by the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers and the British Professional Photographers Associates. The Royal...