Photo / Picture Scanning Services – Walnut Creek

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Photo Scanning - We scan pictures - San Francisco Bay Area, CAAudio Video Workshop can scan your photos into high-resolution digital computer files so that you can archive, reprint, email, share, and enjoy them all over again! We scan your photos at 300dpi or 600dpi. Typically, we scan into high quality JPEG files due to their efficiency. However, we can scan your photos into TIFF files if you prefer. We also offer photo restoration, slide scanning, negative scanning and photos to DVD (photo montage). We have options for everyone’s needs and budget, so checkout the info below and don’t hesitate to call us if you have any questions. We provide photo scanning services for customers in Walnut Creek. You can ship us your photos or take them to our store in Redwood City.

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  • Economy Scan

  • As low as .55per photo
  • Includes Dust Removal
    Every photo is cleaned by hand with a micro fiber cloth
  • High Quality Scan by Hand
    Each photo is scanned by hand into a high quality JPEG
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  • Enhanced Scan

  • As low as.59per photo
  • Includes Dust Removal
    Every photo is cleaned by hand with a micro fiber cloth
  • High Quality Scan by Hand
    Each photo is scanned by hand into a high quality JPEG
  • Color Correction
    Every photo is Enhanced in Photoshop to corect Color.
  • Brightness / Contrast Improvement
    Every Photo is Enhanced in Photoshop to improve Brightness & Contrast.
  • De-skewing (image leveling)
    Every Photo is leveled in Photoshop.
  • Picture Orientation Correction
    Every Photo is Orientated in Photoshop.

Tech Data – Walnut Creek Picture Scanning


300 dpi vs. 600 dpi

300 dpi – 300 dpi (ppi) is great for on-screen viewing, archiving and making prints of photos at their original size

600 dpi – 600 dpi (ppi) is great for archiving your photos and is extremely important if you plan on zooming in or making prints larger than the original

Economy vs. Enhanced Scan

Both Services include dust removal and are done using the same high quality scanning equipment. Both yield high quality scanned images.

Economy – The economy service is basically a RAW scan  is great for those who have the time, software, and knowledge to enhance the images themselves.

Enhanced – The enhanced scanning service offers:
• Dust Removal
• Slight Color Correction
• Brightness / Contrast Improvement
• De-skewing (image leveling)
• Picture Orientation Correction


Attn. Walnut Creek customers – Learn How to Organize / Prepare your Photos for Scanning – Click Here


Photo Scanning Pricing – Walnut Creek

Loose Photos up to 5″x7″

300 DPI
ECONOMY SCAN
ENHANCED SCAN
(recommended)
1-499
.85 .89
500-999
.75 .79
1000-3499
.65 .69
3500+
.55 .59
600 DPI
ECONOMY SCAN
ENHANCED SCAN
1-499
.95 .99
500-999
.85 .89
1000-3499
.75 .79
3500+
.65 .69

$30 min. fee

Photo album extraction fee = .25 per image
TIFF file format available – add .20 per image
5”x7” up to 8.5”x11” – add .50 per image

Learn How to Organize / Prepare your Photos for Scanning – Click Here

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Photo Scanning FAQ – Walnut Creek

How should I prepare my photos for scanning? Please take them out of any albums and stack them in the order you would like them scanned. If you would like them organized into folders. You can put each category in a separate ziplock bag with a label / note inside. Another way to organize your photos is to put them into a shoe box with sticky notes dividing and labeling the categories. AV Workshop will then scan your photos in order into unique folders according to your labels…Disneyland ’85, Camping ’99, Italy 1978, Graduation 2001, etc… Continue Reading
Why choose AV Workshop? AV Workshop is a local company. We scan your photos right here so you don’t have to worry about them being lost in shipment overseas! We use the very best scanners and have many years of experience working with various types of media and Photoshop.
My photos are stuck in old photo albums and will not come out. We can scan them in the album however, they will not look as good and will cost an extra .25 per picture.

Walnut Creek, CA Info:

Walnut Creek is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States, located 16 miles east of the city of Oakland in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Although not the largest city within the county, Walnut Creek serves as a hub for its neighboring cities because of its location at the junction of (I-680) and San Francisco/Oakland (SR-24) and its accessibility by BART. Its active downtown neighborhood features hundred-year-old buildings and extensive high-end retail establishments, restaurants and entertainment venues. As of 2014, the city’s total estimated population is 67,673.