Everything You Should Know About Storing Old Photographs
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Everything You Need To Know About Storing Old Photographs

In the age of digital photography, we’ve become curators of vast digital image libraries. But many of us vaguely remember the days when film canisters were taken to a lab, and you returned later to be handed an exciting, weighty envelope full…
#Nofilter for the Future
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#Nofilter for the Future

The Photo Restoration Center has a friendly tip to share with the Instagram generation: Playing with filters on your camera phone is a fun game, but occasionally you should turn off your filters. In the future, you’ll want something real…
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Why Do Photographs Fade?

As time passes, we accept that some memories fade, but most of us take for granted that our photos will last, preserving how things were and the faces and moments we don’t want to forget. Sadly, looking over a lifetime’s collection of photographs,…
Removing mold from photos
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What to do When an Old Photograph has Water Damage

A common problem we see at The Photo Restoration Center is old photos with water damage. Sometimes the pictures have blotches, while other times mold forms leaving unsightly patterns and marks. If you’ve found a favorite family photograph…
Faded Photo
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Why Old Photos Fade & How to Prevent It

As time goes by, old photos fade. Their colors become washed out, and black and white shades lose their distinction turning a dull grey. Sometimes, the image almost disappears completely. It’s sad to see the memories disappear along with it,…
How to Retain the Value of Your Old Photographs
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How to Retain the Value of Your Old Photographs

For nearly 200 years, the most significant events in our history have been captured in photographs. Historical incidents, significant people, and sporting victories live on through printed images, as do the people and places that are close to…
Can Your Old Photograph be Restored?
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Can Your Old Photograph be Restored?

A Guide to Our Photo Restoration Services Discovering a precious old photograph with stains or rips is sadly a common phenomenon. Accidents happen and with pre-digital photography there's often only one copy of each print. These unique…
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Caring For Your Photographs and What To Do When It’s Too Late

Old photos are especially fragile. Photographs can yellow, crack, and stick to glass, or become moldy. To prevent further damage, all you need to know are a few basics on how to properly store and mount your photographs. For photos that have…