BLOG: Pre Scanning

Our tips and tricks on what to do before sending your photo, slides and negatives to us for scanning.

Viewing and sorting, slides and negatives for scanning

Viewing and sorting, slides and negatives for scanning

Further to my previous posts about general sorting and ordering of photos I have done this post focused on slides and negatives because they often cause the most frustration with the problem of not being able to see them without a projector.

Ordering photographs for scanning

The order that photos are scanned in is usually not very important, especially as most people will sort their digital images into a particular order on their computer instead. Although, if you do want to have your photos scanned in a particular order, here are a few ways it could be done...

Sorting photographs for scanning

Sorting photographs for scanning

The first (and possibly biggest) dilemma after finally getting round to organising your old prints, slides and negatives for scanning is - what should I scan? This is a simple question but has caused many headaches.