negative slide and photo scanning service


High resolution scanning    |     Fast turnaround time    |    Handle low to high volumes

Slide Scanning | Photo Scanning | Negative Scanning

What types of formats we scan:

 - 35mm slides  - 110mm Negatives
 - Quarter Plate Negatives  - Half Plate Negatives
 - Transparencies  - Glass Plate Negatives
 - Printed Photos (loose or in albums)  

Many slides, negatives, transparencies and photos can become damaged easily, so it is worth preserving them before they become unusable. Scanning your slides, negatives, and photos to high resolution images protects the history which has been preserved on these valuable mediums. Our digitisation and conversion bureau can take care of the overall process and supply you the digital images on a disk or a USB.

Outsource scanning: Negatives | Slides | Photos

It is often time and cost effective to outsource the digitisation process to our Professional Scanning and Conversionnegative scanning Company rather than investing in expensive scanners or software. Our photo, negative and slide scanners are high quality and can produce high resolution images to archive or for print-back services.

We can save significant time, money and hassle in your desire to convert your valuable collection to digital format. We can collect your material from anywhere in the UK within the 24 hours, scan and return your originals via our secure nationwide courier service. Our 'scan slides and photos to disk' services are fully accredited to ISO Quality Management Systems, to provide you with peace of mind, quality and professional imaging services.

Photo scanning service

Our approach is simple and cost effective. We scan scan slides and photos to disk or for small volumes our clients can request the images to be delivered by email, FTP or Dropbox.

UK collection services for scanning negatives and photos

Fast and Secure Collection
We provide a secure nationwide collection service within a 24 hour notice period. Alternatively, you can dispatch your slides, transparencies or photos to our scanning bureau or you can drop them off by appointment only.

Photo scanning serviceScanning and Conversion
Using our top of the range, superfast scanners, we can scan slides, photos and negatives in top quality with a quick turnaround. We can then convert the scanned images to a range of formats including TIFF (compressed and uncompressed), PDF and JPEG.

UK slide scanning company London and Manchester Indexing and Cataloguing
Once scanned we can then index each image by its relevant or required data, for example, name, reference number and location etc.

scan photos to digital format Quality Assurance and Control
Our negatives, slides and photo scanning services are fully accredited to ISO 9001:2000 quality assurance standards and, in addition to this, we have developed our internal quality-control procedures to ensure that the scanning and digitisation process meets the required quality standards.

safe scanning service of photos, negatives and slides in the UKData Delivery Medium
The scanned images are normally delivered on a CD, DVD, USB or via secure FTP. For the security and confidentiality of the data delivery, we can encrypt the entire data using highest level of encryption.

The advantages scanning 

There are many advantages of having negatives and printed photos scanned to a digital image format. Some of these may have led you to this page and others you might not even have thought of. Here are two of the most common benefits:

Secure Backupsphotography scanning
Scanning of slides, negatives and photos to digital format offers secure digital back up and can safeguard your priceless and valuable collection.

Once scanned, the digital images can be shared and distributed between colleagues and family members, quickly and without the need to take hard copies to them. They can also be uploaded to social media, blogs and websites to reach a wider audience than previously experienced.

Why should you chose Pearl Scan for scanning photos to digital format?

Here are a few reasons why you should consider Pearl Scan negative scanning services:

  • A decade of experience working with the most reputable companies in the UK
  • Creative and friendly team of professionals who are easy to approach
  • Our services are accredited to security, safety, confidentiality and scalability standards.
  • Authorities, Private blue chip companies to ISO 9001 (Quality Management System), ISO 27001 (Information Management System) and EMS 14001 (Environment Management System) and Data Protection 1998


Heritage Scanning and Digitisation

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