We offer professional and convenient scanning service of all types and sizes of photos, 35mm slides, transparencies, and negatives to digital formats for both private individuals and organisations throughout the UK.
Our expert photo, slide and negative scanning and digitisation services help our clients to preserve photographic images which can hold valuable information or memories. We use state of the art scanning equipment and have over 16 years of experience which allows us to efficiently scan and digitise any volume of photos, whether you are looking to convert several photos, negatives or slides to PDF or scan and digitise photos in bulk, while providing digital images of the highest possible quality to our clients. With our photo digitisation services you are guaranteed a safe and secure digital archive of your collection, without worrying about the photos becoming damaged.
Additionally, we also specialise in scanning and digitisation of old, heritage and vintage photos – click here if you would like to find out more.
Pearl Scan’s expert photo scanning team uses cutting edge equipment that allows us to produce digital images of the highest quality standards. Often people try to scan and convert their photos, slides and negatives on their own, however it takes considerable amounts of time and the quality of images is much lower, than by using professional photo scanning service.
Our photo scanning and digitisation services are aimed to provide simple and cost effective solutions to all of our clients. Prior to the scanning process we can collect the photos from anywhere within the UK and securely return the original photos once it is complete. We will deliver the digital images through a medium of your choice, such as USB, CD or a secure FTP server.
Our scanning team takes every necessary step to ensure that your original photos, slides or negative are not damaged while being processed. Besides using specialist equipment, we use chemical free gloves and the whole photo conversion process is done in a dedicated room to prevent any possible damage to your photos.
Our photo, negatives and slides processing facility is equipped with state of the art 24/7 CCTV security and Red-Care systems, to ensure complete security and confidentiality. Additionally, we are accredited to ISO 27001, ISO 9001, Cyber Security Essentials and PCI certification, providing peace of mind to our clients during the photo digitisation process.
We use advanced image processing applications to restore old photos, this process also involves identifying and removing of any foreign objects, dust marks, curves, colour correction, and sharpness, etc. We specialise in restoration and retouching of torn, faded and stained photographs.
If you have any index information on your slides and photos, we can capture this as part of our file name convention or supply it as an Excel spreadsheet, CSV or a database. The metadata helps to easily identify digital images and assets as well as can be used to build a fully catalogued library of images.
In conjunction with the EN BS ISO 9001:2005, 27001, 14001 and in-house implemented quality, security and compliance procedures allow us to deliver peace of mind scanning services to our client. We are an approved document scanning and data capture scanning service provider to many reputable health, education, manufacturing, financial, logistics etc. organisations.
Founded in 2003, with almost 15 years of valuable knowledge and expertise in delivering successful document scanning and data capture services through the UK to some of the most reputable and globally known organisations.
We operate from a custom built document scanning and data capture centre, which is built around security, safety and confidentiality. The site is monitored 24hours a day by security and CCTV systems.
The document scanning and data capture bureau is equipped with the state-of-the-art dedicated document, Microfilm media, Books and Large Format Plans scanning and capture technology; catering for a wide range of document types and sizes making us a one-stop service provider for scanning and digital conversion needs . We continually invest in our staff training and latest technology to ensure that we are delivering quality and innovations at all times.
Pearl Scan Group has the infrastructure to provide quick turnaround for urgent document scanning needs to taking on a large volume scanning and conversion of documents, microfilm media, books etc. projects. Our document scanning and data capture service centre always run at 80% of its productivity allowing 20% space and resources for on-demand, ad-hock projects.