Digitalise your memories

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Old memories in photos, negatives, slides or VHS and miniDV can fade away surprisingly quickly, before you even realise. Digitise your old photos, videos, slides and tapes and save your memories forever.

Even as you read this, millions of photographs, slides, negatives and tapes containing irreplaceable family events are slowly being destroyed. There’s no chance you can part with that VHS or miniDV holding your high school performance, or those boxes of old family photos and negatives. But you can always say goodbye to the clutter they create and also preserve them in everlasting digital format.

Scancorner offers services to transfer your old analogue media neatly onto digital format. It helps people worldwide not only to preserve their old memories from oblivion, but also enables them to share those memories with friends and family in the easiest and most effective way. Scancorner is the most preferred digitisation service provider in Switzerland and is now offering its services in Australia.

Scancorner offers digitisation services including scanning photos, slides, negatives and videos into high quality digital format using Nikon CoolScan 9000 and Epson scanners. It manually restores old photos to digital format, no matter how deteriorated they are. A professionally qualified technician inspects and manually adjusts each image including tasks such as manual colour corrections, colour balance, levels, brightness, contrast etc. at its own global processing centre. Specialising in high end video conversion, it also transfer VHS , Hi8, miniDV,  Super8 films and other video formats into high quality PAL DVD.

For more information on how to ensure your memories last more than a lifetime, visit Scancorner.com.au.

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    Digitisation is great but unless the technology has vastly improved in the last couple of years (I haven’t heard that it has) you do still need to migrate your digital media from time to time.

    How often that is recommended I am uncertain of but I did have a scare with the CDs burnt for my first set of digital photos when on long service leave 8 years ago. I was having difficulty accessing some of the photos only 5 years later, but when I upgraded my laptop, I was able to access the photos again (so at that point I copied them).

    You can have a situation where the VHS tape has greater longevity than the DVD you burn. I know the day will come when we can’t play back videos in the original format and for other reasons given above, there are pluses for digitization, however I would quite like to know what the company says about long-term access to our memorabilia.

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    Yes, the dyes used on many DVDs are not archival. I’ve digitised over 4000 slides, colour corrected them on Photoshop and have them digitally stored on 3 separate hard drives.
    I used a Canon scanner for these, and also did my old photo albums. I sent a copy of kid’s pics to each of them. Not sure they appreciated them though!

    As Hard Drives are so big now, they don’t take up a lot of space, not expensive and they’re easy to catalog on the computer; THEN BACK THEM UP. Do this as you work, and then a final, corrected copy. I find making COPIES rather than back-ups more reassuring as I can access them easily, or add a new file.

    Hard drives of more than 1or 2 Terrabytes (Tb) are common now, and one can be stored away from the house, in a watertight container, with some drying agent to avoid humidity. If the house goes, you’ve still got your copies!!

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    I forgot to add this: As the price of USBs comes down every month, and their size increases, it is now possible to store a lot of information on a 32Gb USB.

    This is a safe way of storing information, as it is not magnetic. Just lock the USB to prevent accidental deletions, label it clearly, and store it in a safe place, with a copy away from the house.

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    Okay, I’ve scanned away all old photos and have newer digital ones and placed in folders. I have Windows 7 and using My Pictures. How can I label them so they are in chronological order – tried 860814, 861022, etc. so year, month, date to no avail. Any ideas? Ta!


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