Photo Restoration

Photo restoration with Supaphoto©, we're passionate about our old photo restoration service. - We've lovingly restored countless damaged and torn photos - to Digital, USB Stick CD or Cloud. Call Us Now!

Use Our Old Photo Restoration Service Today!

Our old photo Restoration service is ideal for clients looking to restore photos. Our photo restorer will repair faded, torn or damaged photos to their former glory. We can optionally frame them too. Then share and celebrate the new photo with your family.

Or call us now for some friendly advice Freephone 0800 690 6160

Ask About Bulk Discounts too.

Preserve, Share & Enjoy The Supaphoto Way

The best thing you could ever do for your family in three simple steps.

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1. Package Up Your Memories

Simply pack your beloved memories and send them to us. Use either our courier collection and return service or send it to us directly. Ask for your step by step welcome pack now.

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2. Lovingly Converted

We love what we do. Our dedicated team will digitise every item by hand. We’ve saved millions of memories over 20 years. And don’t worry, you’ll get regular updates along the way.

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3. Share & Enjoy With Your Family

This is where the magic begins, We’ll return your original media. Once preserved, access them via our easy cloud download service, USB stick or a DVD. Relax and let those memories flood in. 

Supaphoto Photo, Album & Slide Scanning Services Film

Not everyone has the time to read lots of words.

That’s why we’re produced this short & simple film which explains what we do in an easy to digest way. It also includes a few photo conversion samples to put your mind at ease.

We hope that you enjoy it!

See also our Prices and FAQs further below.

Our Photo Restoration Service Advantages

Here are just a few of the reasons why people choose Supaphoto for photo, slide & album scanning. You won’t be disappointed.

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Output & Viewing

Digital file download via Cloud, USB or DVD. Watch on TV, PC, tablet or mobile

Cine Transfer Advantages - Colour Corrections

Colour Corrections

Expert colour correction plus advanced service options for more discerning customers  

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AI Photo Enhancement

Optional AI enhancement and restoration delivers cleaner images whilst remaining faithful

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Free Services

Free cropping of images, rotating to correct aspect and pre-scan dusting

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Security of Handling

We take security of handling very seriously at Supaphoto with step by step tracking

Before & After - RAW Scan V AI Enhancement

Restore Old Photos

We take technical quality seriously at Supaphoto. We uniquely possess our own designed for us / made for us purpose made deep scanner which  already delivers fabulous results as you can see from the 35mm slide example below. Now with our REVIVAL AI process and treatment, the quality is even better! We can now optionally use the latest AI to further enhance and restore your images. The technology can sharpen film while recovering accurate detail, remove excess harsh noise while recovering true authentic detail in your film, soften the look of dust and scratches and much more besides – all the time being faithful to your original image.

For more information about our photo conversion services, watch our photo service and examples video.

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Pre Treatment

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Post Treatment

What's Included?

You’ll receive everything needed to safeguard your memories.

Yes, where collection is applicable, we’ll organise for an easy to understand pre-paid address label to be sent to you. Could not be more simple. There’s also a section in there for you to add notes. 

We know how precious your memories are. It can feel like a big decision. The Supaphoto Welcome Guide explains the process in step by step simple terms. It will also include useful contact details for peace of mind.

We loe what we do. Our dedcated team will digitise every item by hand. We’ve saved millions of memories over 20 years. And don’t worry, you’ll get regular updates along the way.

This is where the magic begins. We’ll return all of your original media. Once preserved, you can access your files via our easy cloud download service, on a memory stick or a lovely DVD. Finally, just relax and let those memories flood in!.

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Sir Richard Attenborough – One of Supaphoto’s Proudest Moments

We were so proud to be chosen by the University of Sussex to preserve some of film director Sir Richard Attenborough’s photographs.

Over the years, we’ve also scanned thousands of photo from prestigious photo albums going back to the 1900’s for British politicians to thousands of everyday family photo collections for families throughout the UK.

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Photo Restoration Prices

At Supaphoto we’ve taken pleasure in growing our business slowly through referrals – see prices below and our Service FAQs further down.

Photo Restoration Prices:
Prices start from £19.99

Prices also include Free Download from Supaphoto Cloud for easy viewing & sharing with family. 

Service Options:
– Fold & Scratch Damage Repair
– Fading Correction
– Missing Pieces Recreated
– Black & White Photo Colourising

What Do I Want Back? – Choose from one of the following options:
i) JEPG or TIFF Digital files sent as a Free Download from Supaphoto Cloud for easy viewing & sharing with family
ii) JPEG or TIF Digital files on a Master USB Stick
iii) Conversion to a CD in a nice presentation case

Optional Extras:
– Back-up Version on Master USB Memory Stick: £19.99
– Back-up Version of CD in Presentation Case: £19.99
– Extra copy of CD in Presentation Case: £9.99

 

Free Doorstep Collection & Return Delivery
We’re easy to deal with at Supaphoto. Contact Us Now to receive your free welcome pack and address label. We’ll then liaise with you to get your package collected free of charge. Our prices also includes free return delivery. 

Want to Order? – How Can I contact You?
Simple! Just Call us on freephone 0800 690 6160 or drop us a line.

Common Requests:

  • Enhancements – Retouching, light marks & blemishes, scratch removal, improved contrast & colours, red eye correction
  • Enhance & Restore  – Additional work such as greater scratch and blemish corrections, enlargement and light tears (not facial)
  • Full RestorationAs enhance & restore option but with more detailed, time consuming work – greater scratch and blemish corrections, removal of difficult objects and tears and reconstruction in key areas

    We simply ask to view any images beforehand since it’s difficult to assess the amount of work needed without this step



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FAQs

We’ve made life easy for you by compiling the the most commonly asked questions that we’ve been asked over the years in one place!

How can I view my photos?
Could not be easier! Either watch on PC, Laptop, MAC or Phone and as a slideshow or as images in folders. Or plug and play with USB on your TV. 

No upfront payment? – when do I pay?
We never charge upfront unlike other companies. Why? Because there’s always a small chance that you may have images not worth scanning.     

Is it easy to share with my family?
It’s so easy. Just forward the link we send you or share your USB memory stick.

Which media output is best?
Digital images are easy to view and share on PCs, laptops, ipads and phones. A USB can simply be plugged into a TV nowadays!. Perhaps have with your own DIY family archiving project? Or opt for a back-up set on a USB or CD for safety. 

How long does it take?
Typically 5-10 working days or less. 

Do you send the originals back?
Yes indeed – It’s important that you always keep your originals somewhere safe.

Does the price include Free Collection and return?
Yes indeed and fully tracked all the way. 

What’s your quality like?
We always work with high quality resolution scans for your peace of mind.

Can I view and save them on a Free Online Gallery?
Yes indeed and you can share them with your family thereafter.

 

 

Do you offer an advanced service?
Yes. We offer a museum quality service for more discerning customers and organisations. It delivers quality – higher resolution images with extra treatment such as tint corrections to further enhance them to our ‘Museum Standard’

I don’t want to pay if images are so dark that they are not worth scanning..! 
Don’t worry. We will NOT scan any images that are so dark that they would not result in a good discernible image. 

Where can I read reviews about your service?
We always treat tapes as if they were our own. Read our reviews for yourself

Why should I do it?
All photos slowly fade over time. The sooner you do it – the better. 

Do I have to count them?
No need! We’ll tell you the exact number at the end. 

Can you organise them?
Each batch will typically be placed in logical folders. For your peace of mind, we normally precede file numbers with the initials of our clients.

What’s your security like?
Rest assured that we take security of handling very seriously and have an insurance policy to match.  

I have a lot of images – Can I get a bulk discount?
Contact us to see how we can help. See also our buy now, pay later option. 

I still have questions!
Call us for some friendly help on freephone 0800 690 6160 or drop us a line

Converted, Preserved and Ready to Enjoy

Choose what you’ll get back. Sit back and soak it in!

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Digital Download

This is a memory stick holding transferred media.

USB Memory Stick

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Bulk Discounts

Got a large order? We’ll do our best to help you. Just give us a call and we’ll see what we can do.

Our Best Photo Restoration Services

 

That lovely photo of your grandparents that’s looking a little faded? Maybe a photograph of yourself as a child that got creased. We fully understand and appreciate your needs. We handle black and white photographs as well colour with our photo restoration service. They will be lovingly restored to new digital images afterwards. Are you wondering how to restore deleted photos?

Almost 20 years ago, Supaphoto’s first order was to restore old photos. We remember it well. Our customer was over the moon. The photo was of a wedding that went way back to the roaring twenties. There were lovely images of ladies wearing the hats of the period and gentlemen looking dapper. The image had faded or tatty and one part was missing completely. That’s where we stepped in. 

Since then, our photo restore editing services have been used by over a thousand customers and we have seen all manner of requests. 

We even had one lady that wanted us to employ our photo restoration service to ‘improve’ her husband’s face on their wedding photo! In other words – to make him look happier!!  On another occasion, we had to add a dog to a family’s garden as she’d recently passed away and had spent so much time in their garden happily leaping around.

But these are rare examples. Most requests are for important family photographs that need restoring in one way or another including damaged photo restoration projects too.

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We’ve also had lots or orders to digitally restore photos using our photo restoration service. It’s been an absolute pleasure to work on many of them. Our clients range from everyday private individuals like you and I to numerous museums, institutions and professional photographers. Wedding photographers are also frequent callers.  

We were also so happy when we were asked to convert the archive of photos from film director Sir Richard Attenborough. It was an honour to have been chosen. As a result, literally hundreds of rare photos (and other items) can be viewed by the public and researchers.

But it doesn’t stop there, we’ve also been chosen to partner countless prestigious organisations such as the BBC and Virgin Atlantic. We love what we do and that’s reflected in the fact that we are frequently considered to be one of the best photo restoration services available.

Who Can I Talk To About Old Photo Restoration Near Me?

Before you call us then.. now to the techy bit. As part of our image editing and old photo restoration services, we employ a wide variety of restoration techniques including clipping paths and colour corrected options.  We have a variety of options to suit your needs:

Enhancements


i.e retouching, light marks & blemishes, scratch removal, improved contrast and colour general fading, manipulation, contrast, improving colours,  red eye correction. These are all everyday requests for our photo retouching services

Enhance & Restore


As enhancement option but with additional work for example greater scratch and blemish correction, enlargement, light tear correction (does not include key areas ie facial), removing an object, sepia toning, light tear removal

Full Restoration Work


As enhance and restore option but with more detailed time consuming work, for example, greater scratch and blemish correction, removing difficult objects and tears in key areas & reconstruction of more affected areas. For example, when we are asked to restore water damaged photos, it often takes a little more time.

Special Treatments


Here we cover more specific requests for example manipulation, colourising, retouching. We are frequently asked for our image editing service – which takes many forms. These include adding custom colours to black/white images, combining images, adding/removing objects or people, improving facial complexions and more besides.

Old Photo Restoration Transfer Services

Whether you choose the standard or advanced option above when it comes to restoring old photos, we simply upload any digital scans for you to our secure Supaphoto Cloud where you can download your digital photo. The cloud option also enables you to easily share your photos online with all your friends and family. These digital scan files are easy to view and unlike a CD can’t get scratched and if you like the idea, also enables you to have fun making your own photo albums afterwards. 

In summary, Supaphoto’s professional photo restorer services have been enjoyed by thousands of our valued customers over the years. We’ve often enjoyed the challenges too.

Believe us when we say that we take enormous pleasure in doing a job well. It can be incredibly satisfying. We suppose it’s because we understand well that the image we are given stands out from the crowd. You would not have come to us unless it really mattered. Often our customers get quite emotional when they see the images. That’s the joy of what we do. 

Service, Examples & Customers

Rest assured that we take the issue of quality very seriously.

Why not view our service video and see samples?

We’ve invested heavily in our photo digitalisation equipment and have been in this business for over twenty years.

We were chosen to undertake cine film conversion work for the TV Production Company behind the BBC’s Repair Shop!

Other projects include digitalising Sir Richard Attenborough’s personal collection of images, converting early footage of Virgin Airways promotional films and digitalisation work relating to Windsor Castle, The Mary Rose and the late Queen Elizabeth II.

Buy Now - Pay Later Option

Buy now and split your total into 3 easy payments to spread the cost – automatically charged over three months.

Rest assured that there are no hidden fees. Just call us on 0800 690 6160 for more details. Minimum order value applies of £500. Offer subject to terms and conditions.

If you’re still unsure which photo album scanning service is best for you, read our guide on photo, slide and album scanning and scanning options.

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Don’t Let Your Memories Fade Away - Buy Now, Pay Later Option

Buy now and split your total into 3 easy payments, automatically charged over three months.

No interest and no hidden fees. Just call us on 0800 690 6160 for more details. Minimum order value applies. Offer subject to terms and conditions.

Common Questions

Yes we collect throughout the whole of the UK!

Alternatively, you may visit us too so that we can go through the variables together. Just call or email us in advance to make an appointment at a suitable time please.

We would generally advise using a tracked service to get your photos, film or audio tapes to us –

i.e Royal Mail Special Delivery or Parcel Force 24/48

Yes of course! All of your original media will be returned to you with your digitised versions. 

Yes indeed! It will depend on the total size of your order. Where we save time by doing things in bulk, we like to pass the benefit on.