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Digitise Photos

Your old photos won’t last forever. Even 10 to 20 year old photos usually show signs of degrading, with colours fading and the paper becoming brittle.

With our photo scanning service, we can quickly scan old photos to digital formats for you in two simple steps to preserve all those memories and moments from years gone by.
Did you know, we can also Convert Negatives, and Digitise Slides?

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How our photo scanning service works..

Our photo scanning process is simple, reliable, and trusted by thousands of happy customers

Step 1

Send them

After you order, we’ll email you to arrange a courier collection. If you’d rather send your photos directly, we’ll also explain how to post them to us in North Yorkshire.

Step 1

Save them

We’ll let you know as soon as we receive your old photos. Our specialists will carefully begin work to preserve and digitise your photos.

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Savour them

You’ll get an email when we’ve sent your digitised photos (and your originals) back to you. After that, it’s over to you to enjoy your old memories made new!

You’ll always know where your photos are, when we’re working on them, and when you can expect to get them back.

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How to choose the right
digital conversion for your photos.

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Convert Photos to USB

Your converted photos stored on a brand new USB memory stick. Plug in to your computer (or any other device with a USB port) to view, save, and send your newly-scanned photos.


What you get
All your photos on one USB
What to order
You only need to order one USB to get all your digitised photos
Perfect for…
Making a digital photo album
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Convert Photos to DVD

Your original photos scanned and written onto a DVD. You’ll be able to look at them on any DVD player, Games Console or Laptop with a DVD drive.


What you get
Your photos on at least one DVD
What to order
You only need to order one DVD set to get all your digitised photos
Perfect for…
Slideshows on the TV
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Convert Photos to Digital

Your old photos turned into digital images and stored safely online. We’ll upload your digitised photos to the cloud and send you a private access link, so you can view and download your photos instantly, from anywhere.


What you get
Your photos converted to digital image files
What to order
You only need to order one cloud backup link to get all your digitised photos
Perfect for…
Sharing with friends and family

What you can expect from us.

Your old photos are irreplaceable - this is how we’ll take care of them

Free blanks

Free blanks

You’ll never have to pay for sending blank photos. If we find any blanks in your order, we’ll refund them ASAP.
Free return

Free return

Your old photos are priceless. We’ll send them back to you free of charge along with your digital slide conversions.
Free repairs

Free repairs

Our technicians can fix most problems and will always try their best to repair any damaged slides you send us.
Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts

More conversions, more savings! You can get up to 30% off, depending on how many photos/slides you’re converting.
Quality equipment

Quality equipment

The best slide digitisations are made using the best equipment. What else would you expect us to use for your memories?
Real-time updates

Real-time updates

You’ll be updated via email when your order arrives and again when it is sent back to you. You can check on the status of your order at any time using our real-time order tracker.

What do Digital Converters
customers think?

Thousands of people have trusted us with their memories already.
This is what they made of the experience...

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The UK's favourite Photo to Digital Converter.

Family photo albums hold a wealth of memorable moments, including funny memories, bad haircuts and a big dose of sentimental nostalgia.

However, as photos deteriorate with time, it becomes increasingly difficult to preserve those wonderful memories.

One surefire method to maintain the quality of your old photos and all the happy memories they hold is to scan the photo albums to modern digital formats. Here at Digital Converters, we capture excellent quality scans for digital viewing, archiving, and reprinting at a resolution of 600 DPI.

Our team of knowledgeable and experienced technicians will scan and securely convert your photos to digital formats using the best equipment available, letting you and your family enjoy those memories all over again, forever.

Examples of our photo conversions.

Nothing beats seeing old memories remade for today

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FAQs

Q. Why should I consider digitising my old printed photos?
Digitising your old printed photos offers numerous benefits. Firstly, it preserves your precious memories for future generations, safeguarding them against further physical degradation over time. Additionally, digital photos are easier to organise, share, and store compared to physical prints, reducing clutter and the risk of loss or damage. Digital copies can be easily edited and enhanced to improve image quality or restore faded colours. By choosing a professional service like Digital Converters, you ensure that your photos are digitised with the highest quality equipment and expertise, preserving their integrity and ensuring they stand the test of time.
Q. How do I know if my printed photos are at risk of deterioration?
Printed photos are susceptible to deterioration over time due to factors such as exposure to light, humidity, and temperature fluctuations. Signs of deterioration include fading colours, yellowing or discolouration, and physical damage such as creases or tears. If your photos exhibit any of these signs, it's crucial to digitise them promptly to preserve their content and quality. Digital Converters utilises industry-leading technology and techniques to digitise photos with care, ensuring that even deteriorated prints can be restored to their former glory.
Q. Why use a professional service like Digital Converters instead of digitising photos myself?
While it's possible to digitise photos yourself, using a professional service like Digital Converters offers numerous advantages. Firstly, we utilise state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to ensure high-quality digitisation results that surpass what can be achieved with consumer-grade scanners. Additionally, our experienced technicians have the expertise to handle delicate or damaged photos with care, ensuring that they are digitised accurately and safely. We also offer a range of additional services such as editing and restoration to enhance your digitised photos, providing a comprehensive solution for all your digitisation needs. With Digital Converters, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your precious memories are in capable hands.
Q. What are the potential risks of digitising old photos on my own?
Converting old photos to digital format yourself can be risky. You might not have access to the proper equipment or know-how to handle delicate photos, risking damage or loss. Amateur scanning can also result in low-quality digital images, lacking detail and clarity. By contrast, entrusting your photos to a professional service like Digital Converters ensures that they're handled with care and scanned using high-resolution equipment, preserving their quality for years to come.
Q. Can I digitise my photos myself using a scanner?
While it's possible to digitise photos yourself using a scanner, there are several challenges and limitations to consider. Consumer-grade scanners may not capture the finer details or colours accurately, resulting in subpar digital copies. Additionally, the process can be time-consuming and tedious, especially if you have a large collection of photos to digitise. By opting for a professional digitisation service like Digital Converters, you benefit from high-quality scans produced by specialised equipment and experienced technicians. We ensure that your digital photos retain the fidelity and clarity of the originals, and in most cases far surpass them.
Q. How do I know if a professional digitisation service is trustworthy?
When choosing a professional digitisation service, it's essential to consider factors such as reputation, experience, and customer reviews. Digital Converters, for example, has built a strong reputation for excellence in photo digitisation, with many satisfied customers praising our attention to detail and quality results. We're transparent about our processes and take pride in delivering exceptional service to every client. See the Digital Converters Reviews page to see how our customers score us across a range of review platforms.
Q. How can I ensure the privacy and security of my photos during digitisation?
Privacy and security are paramount when digitising personal photos. At Digital Converters, we take your privacy seriously and adhere to strict confidentiality protocols throughout the digitisation process. Our facilities are equipped with advanced security measures to safeguard your photos from unauthorised access or theft. Additionally, we offer secure online delivery options for digitised photos, ensuring that your images are transmitted safely and securely to your desired destination. With Digital Converters, you can rest assured that your photos are in safe hands throughout the digitisation process.
Q. Can I trust a professional service to handle rare or valuable photos?
Yes, you can Digital Converters to handle rare or valuable photos with the utmost care and attention. Our team has extensive experience working with a wide range of photos, including rare and valuable ones due to our work archiving images for big commercial clients, so we’re well experienced in caring for such items. You can rest assured that your precious photos are in safe hands with Digital Converters.
Q. Is there a risk of my photos being lost or damaged during the digitisation process?
When you choose a reputable professional service like Digital Converters, the risk of photos being lost or damaged during the digitisation process is minimal. We have robust quality control measures in place to ensure the safety and security of your photos from start to finish. Our team handles your photos with care and precision, using proven techniques and equipment to deliver high-quality digital copies without compromise.
Q. How much does it cost to digitise my photos?
The cost of digitising your photos with Digital Converters depends on various factors, including the quantity of photos. We offer competitive pricing tailored to suit different budgets and preferences, ensuring that our services are accessible to everyone. Our photo scanning service costs just £10 for 10 photos, plus £6 - £8 depending on the digital format you wish to receive your digitised photos on, making it affordable to breathe new life into your old photos. We also offer bulk discounts, making it even cheaper to convert large numbers of photos at once. With Digital Converters, you can enjoy high-quality digitisation services at affordable prices.
Q. Is it worth the cost to digitise my old photos professionally?
While there's a cost associated with professional photo digitisation, the benefits far outweigh the expense. Digitising your old photos preserves them for future generations, safeguarding them against deterioration and loss. Additionally, professional scanning services like Digital Converters can enhance the quality of your photos, restoring faded colours and removing imperfections. It's a worthwhile investment in preserving your precious memories for years to come.
Q. How long does it typically take to digitise a collection of photos?
The time it takes to digitise a collection of photos can vary depending on factors such as the quantity and condition of the photos. However, DIY digitisation can be time-consuming and tedious, especially if you're unfamiliar with the process. Opting for a professional service like Digital Converters can significantly reduce the time and effort required. Our experienced team can efficiently handle large photo collections, scanning many photos at once, ensuring a quick turnaround without compromising quality. At Digital Converters, we strive to deliver prompt and efficient service without compromising on quality. Our team works diligently to process each photo with care and attention to detail, ensuring timely delivery of your digitised images, usually within 7 days of us receiving them.
Q. How can I ensure the safety of my photos during the digitisation process?
Entrusting your photos to a professional service like Digital Converters ensures their safety throughout the digitisation process. Our team follows strict protocols to handle and protect your photos, minimising the risk of damage or loss. We use archival-quality materials and equipment to ensure the preservation of your photos while they're in our care. You can rest easy knowing that your precious memories are in safe hands.
Q. What if my photos are damaged or in poor condition?
If your photos are damaged or in poor condition, don't despair – they may still be salvageable through professional digitisation and restoration. At Digital Converters, we specialise in restoring damaged photos to their original condition, repairing tears, creases, and other imperfections to ensure that your digital copies look as good as new. Our team of skilled technicians utilises advanced restoration techniques to revive even the most severely damaged photos, preserving their sentimental value and visual appeal for years to come.
Q. Can professional digitisation services improve the quality of my old photos?
Absolutely! Our engineers employ advanced techniques to enhance the quality of old photos. We can adjust brightness, contrast, and colour balance to revitalise faded images, bringing out hidden details and restoring vibrancy. Our team has the expertise to handle even the most challenging photos, ensuring that they look their best in digital form.
Q. Will the colours of my digital photos accurately match the original prints?
Achieving accurate colour reproduction is a top priority for us. We calibrate our equipment regularly to ensure that the colours of your digital photos closely match those of the original prints. Our experienced team also applies expert colour correction techniques to enhance the vibrancy and fidelity of your photos, ensuring that they look their best in digital form.
Q. Will my digital photos be compatible with modern devices and software?
Yes, your digital photos will be compatible with most modern devices and software. We provide digital files in standard formats like JPEG, PNG or TIFF, which can be easily viewed and edited using popular software applications. Whether you want to share your photos online, create photo books, or simply archive them on your computer, our digital files are ready to use with ease.
Q. What if I have specific requirements or preferences for my digital photos?
We understand that every customer is unique, and we're committed to accommodating your specific requirements and preferences at Digital Converters. Whether you have specific instructions for scanning, editing, or file formats, our team will work closely with you to ensure that your digital photos meet your expectations. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we'll go above and beyond to deliver results that exceed your expectations.
Q. What should I do if I have additional questions or concerns about photo digitisation?
If you have any questions or concerns about photo digitisation, don't hesitate to reach out to the team at Digital Converters. We're here to help and provide expert guidance every step of the way. Whether you need assistance choosing the right service for your needs, have questions about our processes and techniques, or want to discuss specific requirements for your photos, we're happy to assist. Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we're committed to delivering exceptional service and results with every project.