Your parents' 50th anniversary is coming up and you've figured out the perfect gift -- a slideshow of their wedding photos and other pictures of them throughout the years, all set to their favorite songs. The only hitch is that you've got to transfer stacks of faded photos from decades' worth of dust-covered boxes and photo albums to your computer. Then you've got to clean up the scratches and blemishes to somehow make those photos look presentable. Where do you start? You could outsource the project to a company that will scan and correct your pictures and then return them to you, perfectly digitized on a DVD. But these services aren't cheap: You can pay 39 cents or more for each photo [source:
Are you intimidated by boxes full of old photographs? We'll help by telling you the best ways to scan old photos to digital. It'll scan photos, negatives, slides, APS, and you can even get 8mm film turned into DVDs and VHS tapes turned into DVDs as well. ScanCafe offers dpi for scanned slides and slide negatives and dpi for scanned printed photos. GoPhoto offers the standard fair of photo.
Photos from the past, meet scanner from the future. Create enhanced digital scans, wherever your photos are.
How to look picture negatives
Maybe you are like me and your old family photos live a little bit of everywhere. Some photos take home in shoeboxes tucked away in a nearby closet. Others live in dusty albums and in countless zip codes: Cue my experience last month. My sister called me with an idea to scan and digitize old photos to create a gift for our Mom's 60th birthday. A photo gift or photo album , to be exact.