The cost of scanning your slides, negatives and photos depends on the type and quantity of image. Prices for standard formats (35mm color negatives or slides, and photos up to 8" x 10") range from $.59 to $.99 per image, and from $1.29 to $1.99 per image for most other formats.
Yes. We can. There is an additional charge for "album access" of $0.35 per image to remove and replace the photos. In some extreme cases, the charge may be doubled - for photos that are attached to the albums in a difficult manner.
We utilize DigitalICE technology during the scanning process to remove scratches and dust particles on slides and negatives of any age. DigitalICE applies a sophisticated optical technology that "sees through" dust and scratches to produce an almost flawless digital image.
Without this process, you will get some evidence of scratches and dust particles on negatives and slides. This is caused by the development process, and by the use of plastic sleeves, among other things. Please note that the DigitalICE process DOES NOT work for black & white negatives and slides!
This means that you can expect some scratches and dust particles (electrostatically clinging to the film that our cleaning process cannot remove) to be evident for black & white scans.
A DVD stores almost 7 times more data than a CD (4.7 GB versus 700 MB). Each Data DVD can hold approximately 500 scanned hi-resolution images.
The DataDVD is a separate charge of $11.99, and reflects the amount of work required to collect the images, orient them appropriately after the scanning process, and to also customize the folder structure on the resulting DVD. This is a separate process from the actual time and expertise required to scan your images.
We organize your files and folders to reflect the way your physical media is organized, i.e. by roll of negatives, carousel of slides, etc. For example, if you have an album of photos called "Italy 1995", we'll place all those images in a folder called "Italy 1995" and name the files "Italy1995-001", "Italy1995-002", and so on.
Yes, many of the new DVD players are JPEG-compatible, which means they can display image files directly from your CD-ROM. However, this option is not universally compatible and does not allow for addition of music or interactive features. For that you will need our playable DVD Slide Show.