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Examples and tips to help you get better photos.


Restoring photos without any colour information

colours brought to life

The easiest way to 'restore' faded colour photos is to let a good flat bed scanner do it for you. What happens when a colour is so faded there is no colour left to identify? Well, provided you can tell us what the original colour was, we can usually produce a very good result. We use a method very similar to identifying where a mobile phone call comes from. We use three known colours to identify all others. You can see the results here.


Stretching canvas verses block mounting

mounting canvas

Printing a photos is only the start. For some, buying a $10 frame from a 'cheap shop' and slipping a photo behind the glass is good enough. If you want a long lasting presentation, the process I just described isn't going to last for long. Photos will eventually stick to glass. So will any ink jet print - even canvas. We offer some combined long term presentation methods.


Wedding Albums, Photo books and other storage

Albums and photo books

Along with the relatively recent concept of creating a 'flat-page' photo book comes the blurring of descriptions describing storing photos in a way that can be shown to friends and relatives. The cheapest and most damaging (to photos) is slipping your photos into a book of plastic sleeves. The most expensive (and long lasting) is still a hand made album. Here we'll explain various options and their cost.

An article describing colour restoration

How we restore colours when there are none.

Before and after restoration examples

Even missing detail can be recreated.

Some of the many ways to mount photographs

The long term methods we use to present photos.

Tips to get really great photos

There's not much point in printing blurred pictures.

Movies from still photos?

Sure. How to add some sound and build a slide show

How long will my printed photographs last?

Discover how to get maximum life from a photo