Wedding Photo EMERGENCY!
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Wedding Photo EMERGENCY!

What to do if your wedding pictures have "accidentally" been ripped in half, or quarters or shredded? Yikes! The Photo Restoration Center receives a surprising number of enquiries about photographs that have been ripped in half, torn, quartered,…
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,…
Why Scanning Resolution MattersThe Photo Restoration Center
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Why do my scanned or digital photos look better on screen than when printed?

The Appeal of a Print The images on your screen are beautiful, but exceptional photographs belong on the wall. You may enjoy flicking through a photograph album or just want to hold a print in your hands, or share with family and friends. These…
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.