Slide Scanning Service – Mill Valley, CA

All Work done On Site – San Francisco Bay Area

Audio Video Workshop can scan your slides into high-resolution digital computer files so that you can archive, reprint, email, share, and enjoy them all over again! Each slide is cleaned and scanned by hand with our Nikon 5000 high resolution 35mm slide scanners. We scan your 35mm slides into 2000dpi or 4000dpi digital images. Typically, we scan into high quality JPEG files due to their efficiency. However, we can scan your 35mm slides into TIFF files if you prefer We recommend our Enhanced Scan which includes dust removal, color correction, brightness / contrast improvement, cropping, de-skewing and picture orientation. In addition, we can scan medium format slides as well. We also offer photo scanning, negative scanning and photos to DVD (photo montage). We provide slide scanning services for customers in Mill Valley, CA. You can ship us your project or take them to our store in Redwood City. 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. 650-369-4366

  • Economy Scan - 35mm Slides

  • As low as .65per frame
  • Includes Dust Removal
    Includes Dust Removal by compressed air
  • High Quality Scan using Nikon 5000
    Each Slide is scanned by hand using Nikon 5000 Slide Scanners
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  • Enhanced Scan - 35mm Slides

  • As low as.69per frame
  • Includes Dust Removal
    Includes Dust Removal by compressed air
  • High Quality Scan using Nikon 5000
    Each Slide is scanned by hand using Nikon 5000 Slide Scanners
  • Color Correction
    Every Slide is Digitall Enhanced in Photoshop to corect Color.
  • Brightness / Contrast Improvement
    Every Slide is Digitally Enhanced in Photoshop to improve Brightness & Contrast.
  • Cropping
    Includes Cropping of Visible Border
  • De-skewing (image leveling)
    Every Slide is leveled in Photoshop.
  • Picture Orientation Correction
    Every Slide is Orientated in Photoshop.

Tech Data – Mill Valley Slide Scanning Services


2000 dpi vs. 4000 dpi

2000 dpi – 2000 dpi (ppi) is great for on-screen viewing, archiving and making prints from your slides up to 5”x7”

4000 dpi – 4000 dpi (ppi) is great for archiving your slides and is extremely important if you plan on zooming in or making prints up to 10”x14″

Economy vs. Enhanced Scan

Both Services are done with the same scanning equipment and both yield high quality scanned images.

Economy – The economy Service is great for those who have the time, software, and knowledge to enhance the images themselves.

Enhanced – The enhanced scanning service offers:
• Dust Removal
• Digital Ice Restoration
• Slight Color Correction
• Brightness / Contrast Improvement
• Cropping of visible border
• De-skewing (image leveling)
• Picture Orientation Correction

 


Attn. Mill Valley customers: Learn How to Organize / Prepare your Slides for Scanning – Click Here


 

SLIDE SCANNING PRICING – Mill Valley


2000 DPI
ECONOMY SCAN
ENHANCED SCAN (recommended)
1-499
.95
.99
500-999
.85
.89
1000-3499
.75
.79
3500+
.65
.69

4000 DPI
ECONOMY
SCAN
ENHANCED
SCAN
1-499
1.15
1.19
500-999
1.05
1.09
1000-3499
.95
.99
3500+
.85
.89

$30 min fee

Medium Format & Super 127 Slides add $1.00 per frame (check below)

TIFF file format available – add .20 per image

Please take slides out of carousels / Binders and band in stacks of approx 50 (carousel extraction fee .25 per slide)

35mm slide scanning service bay areaLearn How to Organize / Prepare your Slides for Scanning – Click Here

TYPES OF SLIDES – SLIDE SIZES / MEASUREMENTS

35mm Slide

Super 35mm Slide

Half Frame 35mm

110 Format Slide

126 Format Slide

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Frame Size Frame Size Frame Size Frame Size Frame Size
50mm x 50mm or 2″ square 50mm x 50mm or 2″ square 50mm x 50mm or 2″ square 50mm x 50mm or 2″ square 50mm x 50mm or 2″ square
Viewable Area Viewable Area Viewable Area Viewable Area Viewable Area
35mm x 24mm – 1 3/8″ x 15/16″ 35mm x 28mm – 1 3/8″ x 1 1/8″ 24mm x 18mm – 15/16″ x 1/2″ 17mm x 13mm 26mm x 26mm – 1 1/16″ x 1 1/16″

Medium Format   120 / 220

127 Slide

Super 127 Slide

Stereo Slide

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Frame Size Frame Size Frame Size Frame Size
70mm x 70 mm – 2.75″ x 2.75″ 50mm x 50mm or 2″ square 50mm x 50mm or 2″ square 41mm x 101mm or 1 5/8″ x 4″
Viewable Area Viewable Area Viewable Area Viewable Area
 60mm x 60mm – 2 1/8″ x 2 1/8″ 30mm x 30mm – 1 3/16″ x 1 3/16″. 38mm x 38mm – 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ Various
Add $1.00 per Slide Add $1.00 per Slide Charges are per frame

Slide Scanning FAQ – Mill Valley

I don’t know what’s on my slides, do you rent slide projectors? No, we do not rent equipment.
How should I prepare my slides? Please extract the slides from carousels and band them in separate stacks of approx. 50. You can lightly band them using rubber bands and place them in ziplock bags. Also, you can put them into rectangular boxes like aluminum foil / plastic wrap boxes. If you would like them in order, please indicate which slide / stack you would like scanned first, second, and third, etc…Continue Reading
Can you organize my slides into folders on a DVD or flash drive? Yes, please label the stacks / boxes of slides accordingly with sticky notes. We will do our best to organize your slides into files and folders that make sense. Learn how here
How long does 500 slides take? Depending on our current workflow, 500 slides usually takes approx 2-3 weeks for us to process, enhance and output.

Mill Valley, CA Info:

Mill Valley is located on the western and northern shores of Richardson Bay, and the eastern slopes of Mount Tamalpais. Beyond the flat coastal area and marshlands, it occupies narrow wooded canyons, mostly of second-growth redwoods, on the southeastern slopes of Mount Tamalpais. The Mill Valley 94941 ZIP code also includes the following adjacent unincorporated communities: Almonte, Alto, Homestead Valley, Tamalpais Valley, and Strawberry. The Muir Woods National Monument is also located just outside the city limits.