This project came about because I had some old 8mm and Super 8mm films spanning from the 1950’s to the mid 1980s. At some point in the 2000’s, I transferred some of them by projecting onto a screen and using a DV video camera. The result, in DV’s SD resolution, was not great: There are many 8mm/Super 8mm homemade telecine projects on the internet. The approach I settled on involved modifying an old Eumig 810D dual 8mm/Super 8mm film projector and taking a still image of each frame directly off the projector’s film gate with a DSLR. The process was…

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