Heritage Archiving

Digitizing your history starts with the desire to preserve a legacy.

Save your family’s past: prints, film, photo albums, videos, and more with The Image Flow. Our skilled digitization team can work with you to preserve copies of your heirlooms, keepsakes, and treasures for generations to come.

Preserving your archive starts with what you have: photo albums, framed pictures, a stack of scrapbooks, or something a little less polished, like slides, negatives, or a box of personal belongings.

We’ll assess the collection you bring in, guiding you through our copy and retouching options, and recommending the best formats for your individual needs.

At the end of our digitization process, our team can reproduce your archives as prints, or load your files onto the digital storage device of your choice. Need multiple copies for siblings, relatives, or even a research team for your institution or organization? Additional digital backups are available upon request. We even have price breaks for multiples of prints.

Print Services, Scanning at The Image Flow

Just a few of the things we archive:

  • Family photo albums
  • Loose and framed photographs
  • Slides, film, and negatives
  • Drawings and paintings
  • Recipe cards
  • Scrapbooks
  • Maps
  • Manuscripts
  • Home movies — from reel-to-reel, DV, or VHS
  • Audio recordings

Batch Camera Scans

The Image Flow is recognized for our ability to provide high quality digitization from all physical media formats to still TIFF and JPG images. We can optimize digital files for high quality printing, or simply save them to hard drives which will allow you to organize or share them as you wish.

Our delivered camera scan files include image rotation, basic exposure adjustments and basic color adjustment. The delivered files are large enough (4912 x 7360 pixels) to comfortably print a 16×24 inch image at 300ppi. Ultimately the final quality of the print depends on the resolution and fidelity of the original source.

Large Quantity Film and Photo Scanning

We offer high-quality digital batch scanning using an industry-leading DSLR copy stand. Batches are divided by original type of mount per camera scan (cardboard slide, plastic slide, cut negative strips, uncut roll film, and physical photo prints).

Ideal for any batches of media under 12″ that need to be digitized.

Batch SizePrice (each)
35 - 50$4.50
51 - 99$3.00
100 - 150$2.50
151 +$2.00
*Minimum charge $160

Included Services:

  • Hi-Res Scan (6500 x 4000px)*
  • Great for prints up to 36″ wide*
  • Basic Color Balance
  • Basic Exposure adjustment
  • JPG and TIF file delivery
  • Batch file naming

*Up to 36″ at 180DPI, exact printable size varies by media type

Transfer Services

Don’t have the technology to watch your home videos anymore? VHS tapes, Betamax, film transfers for 16mm, 8mm and Super 8 — let us digitize those memories for you.

Our archived digital video and audio are output in MP4/MP3 format to external hard drive. You can bring your own personal external hard drive or purchase one with us. All files are backed up to our servers for 14 days.

External Hard DrivePrice
1 TB$120
2 TB$169
4 TB$195

We can transfer the following formats:

  • VHS
  • SVHS
  • VHS-C
  • HI8
  • Video 8
  • MiniDV
  • HDV
  • BetaCam SP
  • Audio Cassette Tape
  • Micro Cassette Tape
  • Mini Disc Tape
  • 1/4″ Reel to Reel
  • Conversion of Audio files between formats

Video Cassette Transfer

Analog FormatVideo LengthTransfer to External Hard Drive as MP4
VHS, SVHS, VHS-C, HI8, MiniDV60 minutes$35

Film Transfer

Analog FormatDigital Transfer per ft.
Silent film, 8mm Reel$0.55
Silent film, 16mm Reel$0.65
Film with Audio, 8mm Reel$0.70
Film with Audio, 16mm Reel$0.80
Film output, High Definition to MP4 per hour $35

Audio Transfer

Analog FormatAudio LengthTransfer to External Hard Drive MP3
Audio Cassette, Micro Cassette, & Mini Disc1–30 minutes per tape$25
Audio Cassette, Micro Cassette, & Mini Disc31–120 minutes per tape$30
Audio Reel to Reel60 minutes or less$30
Audio Reel to Reel60-120 minutes$48

Have a big project? Contact us for a quote today.

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