21 Happy Years Restoring Old PhotosPhoto by Mario Calvo on Unsplash
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21 Happy Years Restoring Old Photos

They say time flies when you’re having fun, and that’s certainly the case for us at The Photo Restoration Center. We’re delighted to be celebrating 21 years of restoring old photos. A milestone like this can’t help but leave us feeling…
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…
How Much Does Photo Restoration Cost?
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How Much Does Photo Restoration Cost?

People decide to have an old photograph restored for many reasons. They might be part of an institution looking to preserve their heritage, an individual researching family history, or someone seeking a unique gift. It’s not an everyday purchase,…
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The Secret to the Highest Quality Photo Restoration

One thing that continuously strikes us is how special our job is. Photo restoration brings moments in time back to life, taking special occasions and reviving them for future generations to enjoy. We hear the moving stories behind the pictures,…
Details You Can Learn from Photos
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Surprising Details You Can Learn from Photographs

Old photographs are an amazing source of information about the people of the past. Photo restoration can reveal even more as details of homes return to view and previously faded faces become clear once again.  A restored image can be full of…
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5 Unique Photo Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Searching for a special present for your Mom on Mother’s Day? These unique photo gift ideas from The Photo Restoration Center may just do the trick.
What to do When an Old Photograph is Stuck to Glass

What to do When an Old Photograph is Stuck to Glass

Update: There are many DIY articles on the web that will suggest everything from heating, soaking and or freezing your photos to remove them from the glass. If you value your photo DON'T! Either have it digitally restored, restore it to yourself…
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6 Funny Examples of Old School Photobombing

Photobombing is generally defined as something, usually a person, ruining a picture in the background. They could be totally aware of what they're doing, or the camera could just be capturing them going about their business. Even celebrities…
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Orphaned Photos & Researching Your Family History On eBay

Up in your attic, or tucked away in a cedar chest, you happen to find some very old, weathered photos. You think the people in them may be family – long-lost ancestors – and the setting (a homestead or town, for example) significant. You…
Breathtaking Photo Restoration Begins With the Scanner
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Breathtaking Photo Restoration Begins With the Scanner

Before any digital restoration can be performed, the original photo (or film negative) needs to be scanned. This step is critical, since it ultimately determines the quality of your restored photo. The Scanner: Needless to say, try…
Why I Love Photo Restoration

Why I Love Photo Restoration

Restoring photos is very satisfying work. Not only is the restoration process itself rewarding and interesting, but so is learning more about the photos and people in them. After all, if someone is putting forth the effort to have a photograph…