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Types/sizes of photos we can/cannot scan.


Photos that we CAN scan:

  • Loose paper photos in reasonably good condition.
  • Standard photo sizes such as 3×5″, 6×4”, 5×7”, 8×10” etc.
  • Any photo upto A4 in size (approx. 21 x 29.7cm).
  • Polaroids.
  • APS photos (e.g. panoramic).
  • Tripleprint photos (e.g. 3 photos in one)
  • Photos in bundles/stacks or in original envelopes from developers.

Photos we will TRY to scan but may be unable:

  • Photos with any side smaller than approx. 7cm (for reference, a passport photo is approx. 4.5 x 3.5cm).
  • Very thick card photos.
  • Excessively curled/bent photos.
  • Very fragile or damaged photos.

Photos that we CANNOT scan:

  • Photos in albums.
  • Photos larger than A4 (approx. 21 x 29.7cm).
  • Framed photos.
  • Photos that have sellotape, blu-tack, staples, velcro, paperclips or are sticky.
  • Odd shaped photos or photos that have been cut into shapes such as circles or ovals. Photos must be roughly rectangular or square.
  • Negatives or slides.

You will not be charged for unscanned photos that are within the ‘TRY’ section or the ‘CANNOT’ section.

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