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Film & slide scanning in Nottingham

 

turn your 35mm film or slides into digital files or prints

Have you got a box of old 35mm negatives or slides from years ago? Scanning these into digital files allows you to restore those hidden memories and have them in printed or digital format.

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photo scanning services in Nottingham

In addition to negative and slide scanning services, I offer professional print scanning for sizes up to A4, providing you with the opportunity to preserve duplicates of your cherished photographs.

Not only does it safeguard against damage to your original prints, but if the orignal is damaged or faded, it enables image restoration to bring it back to it’s former glory. There’s also the option to create colour versions. Moreover, possessing a digital copy ensures a secure backup for your precious memories.

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image restoration services in Nottingham

It’s always great to restore damaged or aged photographs and bring them back to their original splendor. Whether faced with tears, fading, or other forms of deterioration, I employ advanced techniques to restore the integrity and vibrancy of your cherished images. Should you wish, I’m able to provide a colourise version to get a better glimpse of that moment in the past.

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FAQ’s

What can you scan?

35mm Film. (Great if you’ve lost the prints but still have the film)

35mm Slides.  (Ideal if you have slides and would like them in a print and/or digital format)

Old Prints. I can scan prints up to A4 in size, great for producing duplicate prints or digital files of them.

Do you offer image restoration?

Yes. If you have an image which requires extensive post production work, this can be offered alongside the scanning. This can include; removing wrinkles or creases, removing extensive scratches, torn corners etc, removing noise/grain, you can even turn a black and white photograph into colour!

Can I get prints?

Sure, all prints are done in house with a choice of matte/lustre paper or metallic paper. Prints can either be posted or collected with your slides if you chose to drop them off.

How big can I print my images.

For scanned slides / negatives. The main thing that determines how well an image will print at larger sizes is the quality of the original image. If the original image was blurred/out of focus or maybe underexposed this can drastically affect how well an image prints.

Assuming you have a good quality professional standard image, 7200 dpi optical resolution ensures sharp and vivid images and an output of up to 68.9 megapixels. That’s similar to a full frame digital-SLR camera. You can create enlargements up to 36” x 24” at this resolution.

For scanned photos. In most cases 6×4 is a good size, especially if the original image was smaller than a 6×4. (A lot of older photographs are much smaller than our current 6×4 inch 3:2 format) Enlarging a scanned photo works ok as a gradual enlargement, however you do sacrifice some quality the more you enlarge. Print sizes I offer are 6×4, 7×5, A4 & A3.

About image quality

Highlighting the importance of the initial photograph’s quality is crucial for understanding the outcome of the digital image. Please keep in mind that the final digital image’s quality is tied to the original photograph’s clarity and exposure. Unfortunately, underexposed or out-of-focus photographs cannot be rectified.

My slide scanning service is based in Hucknall, Nottingham, but is available nationwide

The process is easy, just send your slides/film/prints to me and I will professionally scan them. The scanned images are then turned into a digital file ready for printing or using digitally.

When placing an order, I will quote you a price and an estimated completion date depending on the amount of scanning that’s involved.

You’re welcome to drop off your precious film/slides to ensure they don’t get damanged in transit.

If you’re looking for film or slide scanning in Nottingham, please use the contact form below.

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CONTACT

P: 07855 036 209
E: hello@mattselbyphotography.co.uk

Crown St, Hucknall,
Nottingham, NG15 7SW.

Film & Slide Scanning in Nottingham

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