Chuck Crookshanks

I am exceptionally pleased with the work done on an old high school graduation picture that my mother-in-law cherished. This image was extremely important to my mother-in-law since it was a picture of her deceased daughter. The restoration that…
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,…
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.
We’ve just made it even easier for you to restore your old photographs!
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Beginners Guide to Scanning Old Photographs for Preservation and Restoration

Looking for the best way to scan your old family album photos? Read our beginners guide to scanning old photographs for preservation and restoration.
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…
DPI made simple: why scan quality is important to restore photos
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DPI made simple: why scan quality is important to restore photos

Scanning is the first step in the journey of restoring an old photograph to its former glory. It sounds simple enough – put the picture in the scanner, press go then email it to the team at The Photo Restoration Center. Done. Yet, there’s…
Calculate the best resolution to scan your photos for photo restoration.
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Calculate the Best Resolution to Scan Your Photos for Photo Restoration

Calculate the best resolution to scan your photos for photo restoration. The size you can print your final scanned or restored  photo is determined by the quality and resolution of your original scan. Use the calculator below to determine the…
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2018 Top Tips On Scanning For Photo Restoration

Here are some great tips on scanning for photo restoration! Unfortunately no amount of retouching can make up for a poor scan. Most scanning software will allow you to choose the type of image to be scanned whether it is a photo, slide,…