How Our Scanning Service Works
face it, converting your memories (slides,
negatives, photos, and photo
albums), into digital images is an important
task that should be done correctly the first time by a reputable
company with a proven track record that you can trust.
We think it’s important that you get to know us, and our
process when selecting a scanning service to
digitize your valuables. We’re only a phone call
or email away if you have questions.
Steps to Using Our Scanning Service
1. Get to Know Us - Take 10 Minutes and Browse our Website
helped thousands of people just like yourself
go digital. We’ve learned from our
customer’s and found that trusting a company
with the family heirlooms can be scary. We understand your
concerns. That’s why getting to know us is
so important. We’re a small family owned
business with Mid-Western values. All work on your slides,
negatives, and photos is done in house right here
in Ohio (although we work with clients nationwide). Please take a few minutes to learn about
our scanning services. If you have questions give us a call, 1-800-383-2903,
or send us an email.
We’re here to serve you.
Get to Know Us & Our Scanning Service:
1 - About Us - Get to know who we are, and why we want to earn your trust!
2 - Scan Service Reviews & Comments - See what our customers have to say.
3 - Contact Us - We encourage questions and would like to hear from you.
2. Assess Your Needs: Choose from Three Service Levels
memories are important! Selecting the right options
when digitizing them is important.
We’re not a one size fits all scanning and
digitizing service. We realize that Families with
thousands of slides, or
negatives have different needs than a Professional
photographer, and that some of your Snapshots are more valuable
than others. Our goal is to present you with three
options and let you decide which one will best
serve you. It’s a bit like shopping for a car - some
people want the luxury Cadillac, some people want a safe
and secure Volvo, and other people need a fuel efficient
hybrid. Our service comes in three flavors,
Silver - For Families,
Gold - For Special Snapshots,
and Bronze - For Pro’s.
Learn more about these options below.
3. Get Started - Print an Order Form & Visit the Planning Guide Today!
you’ve taken a few minutes to assess your
needs it’s time to download and print your order form.
There's no up-front payment, and no obligation. Your printed form can actually help you prepare and organize your valuables for a future order. Don't wait, print a form before you leave our website.
Print Your Order Form Today:
Ordering is simple, you download
and print an order form, complete it,
and send it along with your slides,
negatives, photos, and
photo albums. We don’t require a
payment up front and don’t have a confusing online
ordering system. >>> Print a Scanning Order Form Now
Visit the Order Planning Guide:
Once you have an order form we’ll
help educate you, if desired, on the in’s and out’s
of digital photography and scanning with
our order planning guide. Your printed order form is also
a great place to take notes when visiting the planning guide,
or when you call to discuss things with us. >>>> Visit the Scan Service Order Planning Guide Now
4. Prepare & Ship - Using our Tips for a Safe and Secure Conversion
help you prepare and ship your materials. Your order form
has recommendations for shipping on it, packaging tips, as well as a convenient
shipping label. We also have an article in the order planning
guide that will help you organize, if desired, and prepare
your photos, slides, and negatives. If you wish to have
your photos scanned in a specific order,
we can work with you, if you want images named a
certain way, we can help you. If you want to insure
your order during shipment and require that it be signed
for on delivery we can help you. Our service is customizable,
convenient, and trustworthy. Start a relationship with us
by printing an order form today!
5. We Receive Your Shipment - and Contact You When Your Order Arrives
after we receive your scanning order you’ll receive an email
letting you know that your shipment has been received and
that your order is in progress. Your valuables are securely
stored and placed in cue to be
worked on after they’re carefully unpacked.
You can always call or email us to check the status of your
order and it’s estimated completion date.
6. We Scan & Digitize Your Photos, Slides, APS Film, & Photo Albums
for scanning and digitizing photos, slides, negatives, and
albums produces superior results because
we use top of the line equipment, manual
color adjustment and optimization, and a years of
Photoshop experience that other’s just don’t
have. Our turnaround times are better than most and we also
have the ability to provide Rushed service
for those with timely needs. We know you’ll be thrilled
with your new digital images and we back all of our services
with a 100% money back guarantee.
7. We Calculate Your Total & Collect Payment - Using Your Preferences
we’ve scanned your images we calculate your exact
number of scans. There’s no need
for you to count exactly how many photos, slides, or negatives
you have before placing an order. After your total is determined
we’ll contact you to collect payment for your order.
We respect your privacy and understand
that some people are not yet comfortable using a credit
We offer you three way’s to pay
for your scans.
1. Using the payment
section of your printed order form.
A credit card payment over the phone.
Online via a secure email link.
We accept Visa,
Mastercard, AMEX, and
Discover. If you prefer to pay
by check we can work with you as well. We respect
your confidential information and think that flexible
payment terms are important. We also back our work
with a 100% money back guarantee.
8. We Securely Box & Ship via FedEx
your order is ready to ship your original materials and
new digital images are packaged with care. We’ve partnered
with FedEx for it’s reliability,
quick transit times, and trustworthy
reputation. Your photos, slides, and negatives
will be boxed securely, and shipped using FedEx Express.
Using a box, instead of
a padded envelope or photo mailer, keeps your valuables
safe during shipment.
If you like your package can be insured during transit. We can also require that your package
be signed for upon delivery assuring you
that your valuables are always in good hands.
9. You Receive Your FedEx Tracking Number
we securely ship your order you’ll receive an email
notification, or phone call if you prefer, letting you know
that your order has been completed and shipped. Your email
will contain your FedEx tracking number
so you can monitor your shipment.
10. Re-Live Your Past Digitally - Share Memories with Family & Friends
your memories become digital the fun begins. Your scans
work just like any other digital photo.
You can upload them to your favorite photo
sharing site, post and tag friends and relatives on Facebook, order new prints with ease,
create photo books with them, use them
to make a personalized photo gift, email
them, back them up to multiple locations,
edit them, and anything else you do with digital photos.
The possibilities are endless!
digital photos never fade, discolor, or age
like traditional photos do. Distributing a copy to the entire
family is easy, just order extra copies of your disks. (We
keep a backup copy on file for thirty days in case you wish
to order extra disks at a later date.) Best of all you'll
never need to worry about a fire, flood,
earthquake, or hurricane destroying your family history
again. Peace of mind is a wonderful thing.
Don't let your memories fade away, preserve them digitally
Online Backup Trial Now Included with all Scans
We've joined forces with MiMedia providing you an amazing new approach to online backup – a way to protect, access, enjoy, and share your digital life all in one place.
Access your digital memories from any computer, from your iPad or iPhone, and share them with family and friends on Facebook, or through email with just a few mouse clicks.
MiMedia's service backups up more than photos though! It's a robust service giving you access to all your photos, home videos, your entire music collection, and any important document saved on your computer, iPhone, or tablet. MiMedia bridges the gap between devices and makes all your digital content available anytime anywhere.
Best of all, your sixty day trial is included FREE with our scanning & digitizing service. We'll even upload your scans free of charge. Click below to learn more.