Black and White Reversal Slide Film  | Oxford UK

Archiving and Scanning Digitisation at Oxford Duplication Centre

Black and White Negative Reversal Scanning Solutions in Oxfordshire UK

Black and White Reversal Film | Reversal, Slide or Transparency Film Scanning

In photography, reversal film or slide film is a type of photographic film that produces a positive image on a transparent base. Instead of negatives and prints, reversal film is processed to produce transparencies or diapositives. Reversal film is produced in various sizes, from 35 mm to roll film to 8×10 inch sheet film.

  • Scans 35mm Film Strips & Mounted Slides
  • Optical Resolution: 10,000 dpi
  • Color Depth: 48-Bit
  • Dmax: 4.2

We have professional scanners that are designed for use with 35mm film strips and B&W negative film strips. With enhanced sharpness and color clarity our strip scanners maintain a DPI of upto  10,000 dpi scanning resolution.  Each scanner has a Dmax of 4.2, and 48-bit color depth as standard to ensure all detail is captured. With the addition of white and infrared LED sources, we can apply dust and scratch removal with ease.  For Archival Standards Requirements we can use Multipass Xposure to make sequential scanning passes in order to increase detail and color rendering.

In photography, reversal film or slide film is a type of photographic film that produces a positive image on a transparent base. Instead of negatives and prints, reversal film is processed to produce transparencies or diapositives (abbreviated as "diafilm" or "dia" in some languages like German or Hungarian). Reversal film is produced in various sizes, from 35 mm to roll film to 8×10 inch sheet film.

35mm Positive and Negative Photographic Film Services | Offering High Quality Film Scanning Solutions. From 1 negative to 1000's of Archives.

We offer many options of resolution to suit our clients to National Archive Standards.  If you require a variation of DPI (PPI), please do advise when placing your order.

Standard JPEG10 (upto 4800dpi) - Perfect for consumer viewing on mobile devices, computers and TVs.
Publication TIFF (3200dpi+) - Perfect for publications and clients wishing a HQTIFF but manageable file size.
Archival TIFF (4800dpi - 6800dpi) - Ideal for historical societies, museums and private collections who wish to archive uncompressed digital files.
Imacon Virtual Drum Scan TIFF (6300dpi) - Ideal for specialists requiring high tonal capture for print production.


Please follow the below links for medium format film, glass plates and large transparencies, which are priced differently due to the more complex nature of digitising these formats.    

SCANNING OUTPUT 1+ 10+ 50+ 100+ 500+ 1000+ 5000+
Standard JPEG 3200dpi-4800dpi 2.00 1.00 0.50 0.40 0.35 0.30 0.25
Publication TIFF 3200dpi 4.00 2.00 1.00 0.75 0.65 0.55 0.45
Archival TIFF 4800dpi-6800dpi 6.00 3.00 1.50 1.25 1.00 0.75 0.75
Imacon Virtual Drum TIFF 6300dpi 8.00 4.00 2.00 1.75 1.50 N/A N/A
35mm Slides, 35mm Half Frame, 35mm Negative Strips, 35mm Half Frame Negative Strips,
110 Pocket Slides, 3D Stereo Slides, 126 film mounts, 127 Superslides, 110 Negative Strips,
126 Negative Strips, Disc Negatives.

All slides, negatives and strips are professionally cleaned and digitised to the correct resolution, before entering our post production suite where images are toned and sharpened.
Contact: cheryl@oxfordduplicationcentre.com Tel: 01865 457000
All prices exclude VAT @ 20%

Our offices are open Monday to Thursday 8am-4pm Friday 8am - 3pm

Our offices and large customer parking are located at the back of our premise, 29b Rear Part Banbury Road, Kidlington OX5 1AQ, behind the large green building attached, opposite Benmead Road.

Contact Us 01865 457000 or email cheryl@oxfordduplicationcentre.com