21 Sep, 2021

Document, Photo, Slide and film Digitisation

 

Document, Photo, Slide and Film Scanning, Restoration & Printing

 We all have collections of old family photos, documents, slides and film, which could be many years old and are often in a sorry state. Printed memories could be all we have left of family members and friends and once they start to deteriorate it could be too late to save them. Bring them into TechnoVisual and we will take high quality scans (between 600 and 9600 dpi), using state of the art scanners to digitise and preserve these memories. We will change the format of your images to very high resolution images (either jpg or pdf), which we can put onto a DVD or USB for you, or we can email a link, which you can simply click on and download to your computer. Once in this format, they can be stored safely, shared and printed.

Please don't compare us to other companies which make copies for you on standard scanners, the outcome of the slides particularly is never satisfactory.  Our state of the art Perfection Epson scanners capable of scanning up to a resolution of 6400 x 9600 dpi also include advanced DIGITAL ICE technology, giving us the ability to enhance your slides, negatives and photos mid-scan. 

 

photo scanning
photo scanning
 

 

35mm Slides

Regular 35mm : Super 35mm : half frame : 126 slides : 110 slides.

Regular Size Slides generally come in plastic or cardboard holders, 2" square (50mm x50mm) and the prices below are for this size slide. 

Other non standard slides can vary in size, e.g. the 110 size has a 1" surround and although the 120 slide has the standard 2" surround it has a large central viewing area and these can not be scanned by our 35mm machines.  We will quote for these separately should you have any.

OUR PROCESSES:

  • We will start by sorting your images and then gently cleaning them using lint free cloths, air and brushes, we will try to keep to any obvious orders you give us, but because of our processes it isn't always possible and may mean we need to charge more if we have to work to lists
  • Modern flatbed Xerox and Epson scanners are used with a minimum of 600dpi and a maxmum of 9800dpi
  • Digital Ice Technology is used where we can to reduce noise, remove surface defects, restore, correct and boost colour and optimise contrast and exposure.
  • Sending of the finished files can be done via email (usually a file sharer such as WeTransfer) or we can supply a CD or DVD or a USB stick, see prices below.
* For an additional cost of £25 TechnoVisual can make your images into a slide show and put them onto a DVD for watching on your TV or computer.  With a customised cover these have proved very popular for gifts. (up to images for the price quoted)

Scanning of slides and negatives

   

1+ :

70p per slide

50+ : 60p
100+ : 55p
200+ : 50p
500+ : 45p
750+ :

40p

 

   

 

 

 

 

 


 

35mm and Medium Format 120 Film Strips/Rolls

 35mm Negatives and Medium format 120 film

Colour and monochrome.

TechnoVisual charge one fixed price for colour or black and white negatives, please read the further details regarding our processes and pricing below.  We will discuss discounts for larger quantities.

 

35mm negatives or film strips (colour or monochrome) = 70p per image

Medium Format film (120 colour or monochrome) = £2.00 per image

 

OUR PROCESSES:

  • We will start by sorting your images and then gently cleaning them using lint free cloths, air and brushes
  • Modern flatbed Epson scanners are used with a minimum of 600dpi and a maxmum of 9600dpi
  • Digital Ice Technology is used where we can to reduce noise, remove surface defects, restore, correct and boost colour and optimise contrast and exposure.
  • Sending of the finished files can be done via email (usually a file sharer such as WeTransfer) or we can supply a CD or DVD or a USB stick, see prices below.

* For an additional cost of £25 TechnoVisual can make your images into a slide show and put them onto a DVD for watching on your TV or computer.  With a customised cover these have proved very popular for gifts. (up to 25 images for the price quoted)

negatives

 

Important notes for Negatives/film strips:

 

  • One Price - We scan Negatives, Positives and Monochrome 35mm negatives all at the same price and we charge per image not per strip, if you have large numbers please call and we may be able to offer a discount.
  • Our processes - how we scan the images you require - Negatives come in strips of generally around 4 - 6 images and it is far easier for us to scan every image on every strip. However, we do appreciate that you may not want every image digitised and we are happy to omit the odd image if this is required. You can send or bring in a list of image numbers to be scanned and generally you will find numbers written for this purpose on the film edging.  However matching up numbers to those listed on the film is a long laborious process and we would always charge extra for this service. Alternatively, you could cut out just the images you require to be scanned, although we strongly advise that you avoid touching the surface of the film and either hold at the very edge of negative or use lint free gloves.  
  •  Must be Processed - Your film must have been processed before we can scan it, we do not carry out dark room processing.
  •  Image Order and Numbering- We will do all we can to stick to an obvious order, however there are influences that couldchange this e.g. different types/sizes may need to go through different scanners, some images may need to be scanned twice etc, so we advise that the best way to put images in a particular order is to rename/re-order the images in digital format when you receive them back from us. The scanning process will number each image in series and we will cross reference folder names if required.
  •  Card Mounted Film -Please remove any stickers or mounts attached to the negatives - additional fees may need to be charged to remove these. Films should be in sleeves or loose.
  •  Dirty Film - We avoid touching any film or negative images and use air blowers, lint free cloths and brushes to remove surface dust and dirt before scanning, but if the film is dirty or sticky we can not add liquid of any kind to remove this and it may be visible on the scans. We use top of the range scanners and 'Digital Ice' software to reduce the amount of dust/scratch marks on the digital image but we can not 100% guarantee that all marks will be removed.

 

 Please ask for details and prices for other film sizes


 

Loose Photographs or Documents - small

Up to A5 in size.

Base 600dpi scan and basic enhance, we will also crop to non specific size if required and save as jpg.  This is ideal for photos, which are in good condition and are unmounted. This is the most popular option for digitising your precious images and most photos will not need more than this.  You will need to bring in your photos or send them via mail and sending the finished files can be done via email (usually a file sharer such as WeTransfer) or we can supply a CD or DVD or a USB stick. See methods and prices for getting the files to you in the 'SUPPLYING YOUR IMAGES' section below.

Please ask for quotes for extra enhancement, size changing, restoration and printing

box of old photos

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1+ :  60p per photo
50+ :  50p
100+:  45p
200+ :  40p
500+ :

 35p

750+ :  30p

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  


 

Larger photos, documents, books etc Flatbed Scanning

Wallets, larger photos approx A4 in size, documents, pages of books e.g. wedding books or passports

Scanned at highest resolution and basic enhance, normally we will save pages as jpgs or other formats if required.  Sending of the finished files can be done via email (usually a file sharer such as WeTransfer) or we can supply a CD or DVD or a USB stick, see See methods and prices for getting the files to you in the 'SUPPLYING YOUR IMAGES' section below.


Please ask for a quote if you would like the file to be enhanced and/or resized and we can offer prices for high quality printing.  We can also supply mounts and source frames for you.

wedding book

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1+ :  75p per photo
50+ :  70p
100+:  65p
200+ :  60p
500+ :

 50p

750+ :  40p

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Extra Large Photos, Prints with frame, Documents, Large Books  Flatbed Scanning

For large photos above A4 and up to A3, framed prints, documents, large books and canvas artwork, includes high quality scan and crop/edge tidy to non specific size and save as jpg (we can supply most other formats.  Sending of the finished files can be done via email (usually a file sharer such as WeTransfer) or we can supply a CD or DVD or a USB stick, See methods and prices for getting the files to you in the 'SUPPLYING YOUR IMAGES' section below..

Please ask for a quote if you would like the file to be enhanced and/or resized and we can offer prices for high quality printing both digital or onto high quality photo or archival card

 

 

 

 

 

 

1+ : £3.00 per photo
10+: £2.75
20+:

£2.50

50+ £2.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   


 

Large Format Photos, Canvas Artwork and Film

For very large prints, documents and artwork, which is too big to scan, we will use other methods for capturing your image using our photography studio at very high resolution.  The price shown below, is for high quality, highest resolution capture, so that your image cropped and digitised ready for safe storage or printing. See methods and prices for getting the files to you in the 'SUPPLYING YOUR IMAGES' section below.

If you need a large format print, please let us know the size and ask us for prices on various media or canvas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1+ : £12.00 per photo
10+: £10.00
20+: £8.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

SUPPLYING YOUR IMAGES

Supplying one set of your photos, slides or documents, can either be done via email, usually using a file sharer programme such as WeTransfer, or we can supply them:

ON A DISC

CD, DVD printed with a black title - £3.50

CD, DVD printed with full colour eg. photo disc - £4.50 

TechnoVisual can also supply gorgeous disc packaging for events such as Weddings or Christenings, See some examples at bottom of this page and for more info please visit Disc Packaging page       

 

ON A USB                                                                                                                     

Or we can supply a good quality USB (memory stick) for all your photos:

 4GB USB at an extra cost of £8.00 each

 8GB USB at an extra cost of £10.00 each 

 16GB USB at an extra cost of £12.50 each

 32GB USB at an extra cost of £16.00 each

 64GB USB at an extra cost of £20.00 each


 

 

Photo Restoration, Enhancement & Retouching.

Use these prices instead of the those above should each item need enhancement /restoration work as well as the standard crop and basic enhancement we supply with our scanning service.

 

Photo Restoration
Photo editing, restoration and enhancement

We have experienced designers at TechnoVisual who will take your precious photos or documents and restore, enhance, recolour and even edit and retouch them for you to ensure you are completely happy with the finished image. A standard scan from TechnoVisual will include a standard crop and image enhance but if anything more is required for your prints, please use the price guide below.

From a more basic crop, Photoshop re-colour and correction of minor damage, to heavy restoration and even removal or retouching of areas of your image, we charge for the time taken at our usual design rate of £35.00 per hour. On seeing your photos we can estimate how long any enhancements will take, example rates are shown below:

Basic Restoration - £15.00 per image

Suitable for more recent photos, slides or film with minor damage or blemishes, our basic restoration package includes the following:

  • Scan of photograph, slide or film (up to A5)
  • Cropping
  • Red eye removal
  • Minor blemish removal
  • Minor colour improvement

Medium Restoration - £30.00 per image

For photos, slides or film with a little more wear and tear, our medium restoration package includes the following:

  • Scan of photograph, slide or film (up to A4)
  • Cropping
  • Red eye removal
  • Medium scratch and blemish removal
  • Image enlargement
  • Minor colour improvement
  • Simple object removal/image adjustment

Heavy/Complex Restoration - £50.00 per image

Ideal for heavily damaged photos, slides or film, or for removing people or objects, our complex restoration package includes the following:

  • Scan of photograph, slide or film (up to A3)
  • Cropping
  • Red eye removal
  • Complex scratch and blemish removal
  • Image enlargement/reduction
  • Minor colour improvement
  • Changes to background
  • Complex object removal/image adjustment
restored photo

Photo Printing, Mounting & Framing

If you would like TechnoVisual to print out your favourite images for you we have the ability and equipment to supply truly gorgeous printed photos, as big or small as you require. We always use top of the range archival or photo paper and a prototyping 9 colour printer. We can also mount your photos and frame them if required. Please call for more details on 01280 815161.

 


Slideshows & Films

TechnoVisual specialises in video and photography and we even have our own fully equipped on-site studio including backgrounds, lighting and green screen. Please ask for prices should you require a set of professional looking photos for your products or a video perhaps for use on your web site or YouTube. We have supplied many videos for training and promotional purposes. Our standard charges are £40.00 per hour

Do you have a set of valuable photos or slides showing special memories such as a wedding or christening? Please ask about our slideshow services, we can add titles, music and even voice-over for that special production. We can also supply a gorgeous custom made DVD package for presentation

Please call for prices - 01280 815161

 

 

Special Event Printing and Disc Packages

TechnoVisual specialises in bespoke printing for weddings, parties, christenings, funerals and other special events, please ask for quotes on invites, order of service, menus, place names etc

We also supply CDs and DVDs for weddings and other events in gorgeous bespoke packages

 

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