Supplies you'll need
Some stuff you already have, some you can get in town, and some you'll have to send for. Shown below is a nice-to-have, but not entirely necessary collection of tools. You don't have to have a light table or tweasers, but it helps.
Supplies for capturing the image
- A 35mm camera
- A roll of 36 exposure slide film
- A 6" or 12" ruler
- A tape measure
- A bubble level
Supplies for mounting and viewing the slides
- A Radex slide viewer
- A handful of stereo slide mounts
- A pair of scissors
- A roll of Scotch tape
Where to send for the Viewer and Slide Mounts
Get one Radex plastic viewer (the one pictured above) and a small order of European or Realist mounts and a package of the cardboard Universal Foldover. You have several suppliers to choose from. While you're at it, ask for their catalogs.
Suppliers of 3D supplies, books, 3D goods, and many replacement parts for equipment.
3D from Dalia
Dahlia offers many kinds of slide mounts and viewers. In addition to an extensive catalog of quality used equipment, auctions are held regularly.