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du a gwyn
01-15-2007, 07:42
hello everybody in the USA from here in Wales!!i'm thinking of buying a XA compact .is the lens good enough to enlarge the negatives to 16x12 for camera club competitions etc?(if it not which one would you recommend,how about a rc or rd version's)would welcome all your advice.

shadowfox
01-15-2007, 09:58
Intriguing question, I'd like to believe that if you load a Velvia 50 into an XA, you'll get slides that when scanned properly, will yield poster-size pictures with the signature characteristics of the tiny albeit 6-element XA lens (coool..!)

I haven't try it, but if you'd like to try to print one (digitally), I (as well as other members in this forum) have a lot of XA pictures.

I also a Nikon V coolscan, so I can supply you with hi-resolution XA images (mine mostly black and white shot using Ilford XP2 400).