An estimate from Yahoo! places the number of photos taken in 2014 at around 880 billion — in just one year. Because of this, it makes sense that photo services are absolutely blowing up right now. Experts are able to do more than ever with new and old photos in order to help you organize and preserve them for future generations. Check out a few services that you can use today for your pictures!
Photo restoration is more of an umbrella term for upgrades and touchups that can be done to your photos. This can be anything from color saturation to digitizing photos and everything in between. The scary fact is, about 44% of parents answering a survey said that they have difficulty locating their photos and videos of their kids. In addition, 47% had not even thought about how they might preserve and organize those photos to be shared with their children once they grow up.
Have you ever found an old photograph of family members that you would love to keep, but it’s fading? Experts now have a means to fix the fading and restore your photos to near their original state. This can help when the photo itself is in good condition, but just needs an update in color and other elements as well.
Photographic slides are becoming more and more obsolete, and so is the technology that allows the owner to look at them. Luckily, many photo professionals offer services which allow you to change photographic slides to digital formats. This is a huge step forward, because it can help in two types of photos: personal and historical. Some people have kept their family’s photos on slides, and they can now digitize and organize those photos for future generations. In addition, museums can now preserve historical photos for future generations!
Are you looking into any of these services for your photos? Which ones are you looking at and how will you choose the right professional?