We Digitize:

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Color and Black & White - all sizes (35mm, 120, 70mm, 4x5, 5x7, 8x10, odd sizes), negatives & transparencies

Sample Alt Text35mm Slides »

Mounted (plastic, cardboard, glass mounts) - in boxes, pages, trays or loose

photographic printsPhotographic Prints »

Color and Black & White - all sizes, mounted or unmounted

flat materialsFlat Materials »

Maps, Drawings, Paintings, Printed Pieces, Scrolls - all sizes and conditions

books and bound materialsBound Materials »

Books, Annual Reports, Catalogs

What's New

Exciting Digitization Project: “Insects and Plants – A Living Theater”

Dr. Edward S. Ross traveled the world collecting and photographing insects for over 60 years.  These trips were supported by the National Geographic Society, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the California Academy of Sciences where he chaired the Entomology Department for 40 years. In addition to discovering many new species, he also pioneered the field of on-location 35mm macro photography.

Cover photo: "Provoked female mantis rears up"

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Digitization of Saint Mary’s College Photographic Archive

We get all kinds of inquiries for digitization services, but sometimes the circumstances make us cringe!  In this case, Martin Cohen, the archivist at Saint Mary’s College of California, called for a quote to scan 3,300 photographic prints ranging in size from 2x2 inches to 4x10 feet. It seems they had previously scanned all these prints themselves over a period of many years, but after a server crash, they were unable to restore the files from backups, so all had been lost.

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