Slides-Photos Scanning

Slide/Photo Top Questions

Below are common questions we get about our image scanning process. If your questions are not answered below please feel free to contact us. Or better still, drop by our brick-and-mortar store and on-site film transfer lab in Newton, MA.

You can also find frequently asked questions about our Video Tape Transfer, Memory Cards/Sticks transfer, Film Transfer, Transferring to Hard Drive, audio transfer (cassettes, vinyl records, DAT) . Or return to our General FAQ page.

  1. What resolution do you scan?
  2. How many photos will fit on one DVD.
  3. What size photos can you scan?
  4. What type slides can you scan?
  5. How much does it cost?
  6. Where can I find more information?


Q. What resolution do you scan?

We scan in 300 dpi and 600 dpi. The files you get are JPG files. of about 1 to 5 Meg depending on the size of the photo and the scanning resolution.

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Q. How many photos will fit on one DVD?

That also depends on the size of your original photo prints. Say all your photos are 4″ by 6″, you can fit up to 1,000 photos on a DVD.

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Q. What size photos can you scan?

We can scan photos from wallet size all the way up to 11″ by 14″. If your photos are larger than that, we can scan in portions, then “stitch” them back together.

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Q. What type slides can you scan?

We specialize in 35mm slide film encased in 2″ x 2″ cardboard or plastic holders,
We also transfer 35mm negatives, and negatives that are the following formats: 110, 120/220, 126, 127, 135, medium format, and large format.

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Q. How much does it cost?

Please see our pricing page.

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Q. Where can I find more information?

Call us at (617) 332-3300.s. One of our friendly technicians will be happy to answer your specific questions. Or better still, drop by our brick-and-mortar store and on-site lab in Newton, MA.

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