Good reasons why you need to scan your slides, negatives and photos
Distribution to relatives
Keep the originals and distribute copies. Gather together photographs, 35mm slides and negatives from your relatives and then distribute the album back to them either as a CD, DVD or photos. No need to divide up the family photographs and everyone gets a full set of photos.
Scanning and saving to CD or DVD media can provide a compact storage solution. Make more than one copy and distribute to relatives. The more copies that exist the more likely your pictures will survive any disaster. Scanned images that are stored on digital media can be stored at different locations.
Preserve image quality before the original deteriorates
The longer your 35mm slides, negatives and photos sit around, the more likely they are to suffer serious degradation from fading, scratches, loss, or damage. If you have a 35mm slide, negative or photo that is rapidly fading, scan it now before you lose too much quality. We can scan with highest resolution and color depth possible and restore the picture. Plan for migrating the images every few years to a new format or media.
Reduce handling of original photos and 35mm slides and negatives to prevent wear and tear
This is a significant factor for museums and photographic archives, but should not be overlooked in family photograph collections. Repeated handling of photographs can easily rub-off penciled captions, for example. 35mm slides and negatives are even more susceptible to damage from fingerprints and moulds from oils on your fingers.
Make your images available for printing by future generations
As long as a CD or DVD exists and is readable then future family generations can print out the photos at the same quality as they were scanned.
Do you have a lovely old family photo that has been loved so much it has become damaged or faded?
We can help you with all of the above.
What people say
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