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    Posted: April 05 2017 at 08:17
So I am looking to digitize my massive old collection of photos (long overdue) and I was wondering... has anyone ever tried or knows of a good photo scanning service? Where you send them a box and they return it with a CD or something.
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They're all overpriced, do it yourself. If they're prints and not slides, you get acceptable quality on pretty much any scanner.
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Vomps is right.  You will save buttloads of cash if you just get a scanner.

I've even done this with slides.  It's a crapshoot with slides, though.  Sometimes you can tweak them and get good results, other times not.

If I were you I'd get a scanner for the photos and look for a decent vendor for the slides.  I did have one I could have recommended but they went OOB a couple years ago.

Good luck.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote chopper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 06 2017 at 05:50
Originally posted by sky nogara sky nogara wrote:

So I am looking to digitize my massive old collection of photos (long overdue) and I was wondering... has anyone ever tried or knows of a good photo scanning service? Where you send them a box and they return it with a CD or something.
 
You're taking a risk if you're going to send them off to someone in a box! You're better off doing it yourself (although it's going to take a while feeding them into a scanner one by one) or googling for local services (ones where you can take the photos there yourself).
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