35mm Negative Scanning Service

35mm Negative Scanning Service

Rediscover memories captured on 35mm negatives and share them with friends and family by having them scanned to digital by PiciScan. Our negative scanning service can also restore faded colours.

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Displayed price is the charge for scanning a single 35mm negative, not per strip

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Option Headline If you choose... ...your order changes...
Service Level Premium Using an airbrush, dust is carefully blown from both sides of each negative before being scanned. Perfect for a better quality archive or if you might want to print your negative scans later.
Standard Negatives will be scanned as they are. Fine for archiving on your home computer or sharing online.
Resolution DPI 2400dpi Turns a 35mm negative into a 7.4 megapixel positive digital photo that you could print at up to A4 in size (12" by 8") without loss of quality.
3200dpi Turns a 35mm negative into a 13.1 megapixel positive digital photo that you could print at up to A3 in size (16" by 12") without loss of quality.
4800dpi Turns a 35mm negative into a 29.4 megapixel positive digital photo that you could print at up to A2 in size (24" by 16") without loss of quality.
We'd recommend you select this resolution if you're sending 110 sized-negatives or 35mm half-frame.
Rapid Service Yes Prioritises your order. An order of up to 500 negatives will be processed within five working days of receipt. If your order is larger than this, we will still prioritise your order, and will provide you with an estimate for completion when we receive it.
No Your order will be processed when we can.
Qty The number of negatives you want us to scan. If you've got a lot you'd like us to scan, just provide an estimate: we'll either give you a refund if you've ordered too many, or send you an invoice if too few. A good rule of thumb is that a sleeved 24 exposure film weighs about 10g.

What this scanning service applies to

The heading for this scanning service is a little limited. With this scanning service, we will scan any negative transparency in strips that are up to about 3cm wide. That size applies to: 35mm; APS; 35mm half-frame; 126; 110 negatives. If you're not sure what you've got, take a look at our handy guide to negative sizes.

We prefer it if you send your negatives to us in strips of four to six exposures. But, if your negatives are chopped into individual exposures, individually mounted, or still as one, long film, we can scan those as well. Please note that if you do send whole films to us, we will have to trim these into strips of four or six before scanning them. Don't worry, we'll be careful!

Each film you send us will be scanned into it's own folder on to disc. If you've been pretty organised with how you've kept your 35mm negatives - by labelling each film sleeve, for example - we'll title each of these folders accordingly.

If there's important information, such as dates and locations, that you know is relevant to each negative, why not ask us to keep this for you by using our scan labelling service? Otherwise, we will just scan the transparencies themselves and that information might be lost.

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