Digitally Preserving Scrapbooks

Scrapbook Page Scanning

Scrapbooks are One of a Kind

If you have ever created a scrapbook on your own or looked through one made by someone else, you can appreciate the amount of love and effort that goes into making one. The unique nature of such an album makes it one of a kind and irreplaceable if lost or destroyed by natural disaster.

Digitally Preserve for the Future

The best way to ensure a scrapbook is around for the future is by digitally scanning all the pages. Not only is the scrapbook backed up, but also available to view with a computer and magnified on a screen to easily read and view photos.

Family Members Each Have a Copy

The problem with a scrapbook is there is only one copy that one person is in possession of.  Once digital, the images can be easily shared with family members so everyone has their own copy. We can create multiple data discs or can load the images on a USB flash drive to be copied. We can also compile the pages into a PDF document for easy viewing.

The most common size of scrapbook pages are 12″ x 12″.  We have the equipment to large enough to scan each page as one image at high resolution for archival quality digital images.

 

 

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