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Gold Scanning Service: for Special Snapshots

Our Gold scanning service makes the most of your important snapshots. It's setup to provide top notch scans using techniques more commonly found in the professional imaging world. We spend up to three minutes editing each scan to provide you with digital images that look their best. Below you'll find a few examples of the techniques we utilize when editing your new digital images.

Gold scanning is the prefect way to get beautiful digital images from your most valuable snapshots.

Don't let your memories fade away, preserve them today!

Get Started with Your Slide Scanning, Photo Scanning, or Negative Scanning Order Today!

On This Page - See Below

What's Included?
Media Types We Scan
How Long Does it Take?

Should I Scan My Photos or My Negatives?
Why Should I Choose Digital Memories?
How Do I Proceed?
Testimonials & News


What's Included with the Gold Scanning Service?

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Gold Scan Service Pricing: for Special Snapshots

Photo Scan Pricing

Film Scan Pricing: Slides & Negatives

Loose Photos Scan Prices
Photo Albums Scanned to Digital
Prices for old 35 mm Slides Scanned to CD, DVD, Disk, and to Computer.
Prices for 35 mm Negatives Scanned to Digital saved on CD or DVD.
Prices for APS/Advantix film cartridges scanned into digital images on cd or dvd.
600dpi Print & Photo Scanning Services
Family Photo Albums Scanned at 600dpi
old 35mm & 126 Slides converted to Digital
35 mm Negative Scanning Prices
Price Per Frame
APS & Advantix Film Scan Prices
Price Per Frame
25 or 40 Frames Per Roll
Premium 600dpi for all photo scans. Upgrade your slide, negative, or APS scans to 3000dpi or to 4000dpi for an additional fee.

Save 10% When Ordering Over 1,000 Scans

Photo scan prices above apply to any size photo 5x7 or smaller. Larger Photos will incur additional charges, see special media section below.

Gold Slide & Negative Scan prices are per frame or per slide. Pricing above applies to standard film formats* which include color and black & white 35mm slides & negatives, 126 slides, and APS/Advantix cartridges. Please see non-standard film prices below for other film types.


What We Scan: Film & Media Formats

We can scan most any type of slide, negative, or photo. Our scanning equipment can handle black & white or color slides, negatives, and photos. Our standard pricing, (above,) applies to the most common types of film and photo sizes. However, many people have a few larger photos, and a few less common types of slides or negatives. We call these less common formats “special media” and have separate pricing which is outlined below. We understand that many people have no idea what type of film they have. If you’re unsure don’t worry. Feel free to send us what you have. We can then take a look and contact you with details and specific pricing before you commit to a scanning order.

Standard Media:

Special Media:

35MM Slides -
35MM Negatives -
126 Slides -
APS/Advantix Film -
Photos 5x7 or Smaller -
Photos in Albums -

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126 Negatives -
127 Super Slides -
110 Slides / Negatives-
Medium Format 120/220 -
Photos Larger than 5x7 -
Photos Larger than 11x14 -
Newspaper Clipping -

$2.50 for 2,000dpi
$2.50 for 2,000dpi
$2.25 for 2,000dpi
$4.50 for 2,000dpi
$3.75 for 600dpi
$15.00 for 600dpi
$2.00 for 600dpi

Add 30% for 3,000dpi or 50% for 4,000dpi


What You'll Receive with our Gold Scan Service:

Imagine handing your spouse, children, or even grandchildren, a disk that contains the family legacy preserved in digital form. Our gold scanning service is designed to do just that, help you preserve and enjoy the family photo collection digitally while providing you top notch scans.

Your slides and negatives are scanned with premium Nikon scanners and then saved as maximum quality JPEG files that work just like the files your digital camera produces. You’ll be able to view your scans on your computer, email them, share them, print them, back them up, and anything else you can do with digital photos.

After scanning we store your new digital images on Archival Quality CD-Roms, or on high quality DataDVDs. Compact Disk - CD-Rom LogoOur CD’s are made by the world’s leading manufacturer of Archival Quality media, Mitsui/MAM-A. Their disks are estimated to last up to 300 years.

DVD-Rom LogoOur DataDVD option is great if you’re digitizing thousands of negatives, slides, or photos because they hold about seven times as many scans.

Once your disks are made your order will be securely boxed and shipped back to you via FedEx Express. You’ll receive your shipments tracking number by email. When your package is delivered by FedEx they’ll require a signature for delivery, unless you specify otherwise.

After receiving your completed order and original photos, slides, and negatives back, you’ll be able to store an extra copy in a safe location, share the family legacy digitally, and have fun with your new “Digital Memories”. Learn more about how the process works, or simply get started today.

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We use premium Nikon Coolscan 5000 scanners as well as Nikon Coolscan 9000 scanners.
Our Scanning Services utilizes Digital ICE Dust & Scratch Removal.
We've partnered with FedEx Express for it's reliability.
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Mitsui - MAM-A CD's and media are your best choice for Archival Media.
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Learn How Digital Memories Scanning & Digitizing Service Works Get Started by Placing a Slide Scanning, Negative Scanning, or Photo Scanning Order Today!


Cloud Backup Trial:

Online Backup & Sharing Photos 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 photo scanning & digitizing service. We'll even upload your scans free of charge. Click below to learn more.

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Scan Service Turn Time Estimates:

Our turnaround times are better than most. However, many people don’t mind waiting a few weeks to receive their order, simply because their old slides, or shoe box of photos, have been sitting in the closet for years, out of sight and out of mind.

If you’ve read this far that old slide collection, or shoe box of photos, is likely the first thing you would rescue if there were a disaster, fire, flood, earthquake, or hurricane. Out of sight, and out of mind, is no place for something of such priceless value to you. We recommend you place a box of slides out where you’ll see them, or remove the shoe box from the closet and place it where you’ll see it to remind you of the importance of digitizing.

Once your valuables are in digital form you can always make a second copy for storage in a safe location or for another family member. Our turnaround times do vary with our work load. Most orders are completed in two weeks or less. We also offer RUSH service for those with more timely needs. If you need rushed service, or simply have a deadline to meet, contact us with your request. 1-800-383-2903

Scanning Service Turnaround Times:
Orders of less than 200 images - One to Two Weeks
Orders between 200 and 1,000 images - Two to Four Weeks
Orders of up to 2,500 images - Three to Six Weeks
Orders larger than 2,500 images may require additional time to process.
Time in transit to and from our lab is not included in these estimates.

Expedited RUSH service is available for an additional fee.
Please contact us to discuss your project if you're in need of expedited service.

Contact Us - Digital Memories Photo & Video Order Slide Scanning Services, Negative Scanning Services, or Photo Scanning & Digitizing Services Now.


How and When do I Pay for my Scans?

We respect your confidential information and think that flexible payment terms are important. We don’t require a payment up front and don’t have a confusing online ordering system. 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 card online.

We offer you three way’s to pay for your scans - 1. Using the payment section of your printed order form, 2. a credit card payment over the phone, or 3. 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 also back our work with a 100% money back guarantee.

Digital Memories Scanning & Digitizing Services come with a Money Back Guarantee We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and Amerian Express for payment of your scanning and digitizing order.
Four Flexible Payment option when using our slide scanning, negative scanning, and photo scanning service.
Learn How Our Scanning & Digitizing Service for Slides, Negatives, Prints, and Photo Albums Works. Get Started with Your Scanning & Digitizing Order Today!


Should I Scan my Photos or my Negatives?

Will scanning my negatives produce better results than scanning the prints made from those negatives?

Many people have their original negatives and a set of prints that correspond to those negatives. We recommend scanning the original negative if you have the option. Negatives contain much more detail than a typical 4x6 print from your local photo finisher. However, if you’re like most of us we’ve lost or misplaced our negatives. If we do have them they’re not as organized and may be in poor condition. If this is the case scanning your photos and photo albums is a great alternative.


Why Should I use Your Scanning Service?

10 Things to Know About Us:

  • We're a Small Business.
  • We are a Family Owned Service you can Trust.
  • Our services are Made in the U.S.A.
  • You'll receive personalized service that can be customized to your needs.
  • Our work comes with a Money Back Guarantee.
  • We're nationally recognized as a leader in our industry.
  • We've been in business since 2002, and have worked with thousands of people just like you.
  • You can speak directly with the founders by calling our 800 number.
  • We use premium equipment, like the Nikon Super Coolscan 9000.
  • We're the only service offering three all inclusive scanning options to better suit your needs.
Contact Digital Memories with Your Questions about Scanning & Digitizing Here. Click Here to Order Slide Scanning Services, Negative Scanning Services, or Photo Scanning Services.


How to Place a Scanning Order: Get an Order Form Today!

Our ordering process is as simple. Click the “Get Started” button below and follow the on screen instructions to download and print an order form to send with your photos, slides, and negatives. Your order form contains everything you’ll need to place your order. It has our shipping address on it, a section where you can select your payment options, and everything else you’ll need to get started. If you need assistance or just wish to discuss things please call or email, 1-800-383-2903.

Our Service includes a money back guarantee, free image enhancements, usa processing, and we're a small business you can trust. Order Scanning & Digitizing Services for Slides, Negatives, Prints & Photo Albums.


Testimonials, Comments, Reviews, & News about our Scan Service:

We’ve helped thousands of people just like you. We’ve also been featured and reviewed in a few national publications, most notably U.S. News & World Report, and the Wall Street Journal. Below are just a few of the comments we’ve received from truly satisfied customers.


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Scan Service Reviews:

Walnut Creek, CA
Thanks for all your good work on my 40th Anniversary order. I really appreciate being able to send you my treasured family photos and know that you will take good care of them and produce a CD that enables me to work with Kodak Easy Share Gallery to publish a memorable photo book.
Thanks again.

San Clemente, CA
I got my scans yesterday - you guys are awesome! They are done so well. I had had them done a couple years ago - paid more than what you charged and it was soooo bad I threw it all away. I'm also really glad to find out you're a family-owned small biz. If you need references, you can sure use me! Thanks again.

Aztec, NM
THANK YOU FOR A MARVELOUS JOB! This is my first experience with
transferring images to a disk, and I'm more than pleased with the outcome.

Fredericksburg, VA
I rec'd my CD today, thanks for your rush on this non-expedited order.
Prior to finding out about y'all (I live in Virginia) I had a local shop, not an outlet, do this job, your work is much superior to theirs. You can count on me as a loyal customer, and I will be sure to tell my friends and co-workers about your great work, I hope some business comes from it! Thanks again,

Port Jefferson Station, NY
Thank you for helping me compile approximately 1,000 prints from my wedding. Having the prints in digital format has made ordering reprints and sharing images with family and friends so much easier! Your company provided OUTSTANDING customer service from my first phone call, right through emailed order updates and the careful packaging and shipping of my prints and new DVDs and CDs. Thank you so much. I have already recommended your service to friends, and personally look forward to working with you again in the future.

Hamilton, OH
Just wanted you to know that I received my slides and cd's today. I have burned several cd's for my children so they can have the collections also. I am so glad that I found your business on line. They now will have 40 years of memories of their growing up and the many good times they experience through birthday parties, trips, school functions, and holidays during their early years. Thank you again for helping me accomplish something that I thought would never happen!

New York, NY
Thank you so much for the work on my slides from 1974. The photos look beautiful
and bring back so many memories and the way you did the contact sheets in the binder
is excellent. I will be sending more slides to you and will recommend you to my friends and family.
Great work!

Cedar Lake, IN
I received my pictures yesterday. I couldn't be happier...that was just what I needed! I sat here and looked at pictures from my beautiful wedding almost 5 years ago and I thought of my husband for a good hour. I can't wait for him to come home on R&R and see these too! (He is in Iraq right now). I showed them to my daughter and she kept saying "Mama!! Dada!! Look! Dada!" It was great and wonderful! Thank you so very much again. I love them!

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