Digital Memories offers a number of scanning and transfer options, including standard photographic scans and video transfers. This photo scanning company not only digitizes your precious memories but also allows you to share them online and through email with friends and family.
Once you send your traditional photos to Digital Memories, they’re scanned and digitized using state of the art equipment. The photo scanning service's team of technicians checks each of your photographs to make sure they’re up to par, and they touch them up and repair them when necessary. You do have to actually ship your photographs to the company, though, and if they’re lost in transit, you may lose them permanently.
The Digital Memories photo scanning service partners with MiMedia to provide an online backup process for your photographs. This allows you to access your photos from any internet-connected device, including iPhones, iPads and other tablets. There is a cost for the MiMedia service, but the first 60 days are included with the cost of the photo transfer service. After the 60 days, if you wish to continue using the service you have to pay a subscription fee. You can also store your personal media in the cloud as well, like your music collection. Doing this allows you to stream your music and photographs anywhere as long as you have an internet connection.
Your slides and negatives are also at risk of deterioration over time. Digital Memories has the technology to save them by using special equipment to enlarge and digitize them. This not only allows you to have a backup copy but also use them without needing to find old, obsolete equipment.
If you have Advantix camera film, Digital Memories handles that as well. The company converts this film to digital images through its photo scanning services, along with traditional photographs and entire photo albums. Care is taken when scanning albums to ensure that they don’t get damaged and that every photograph is placed back in its proper position before being shipped back to you. However, this means sending your albums through the mail or a courier service which, although unlikely, may result in them being lost during transit.
If you’re looking for a good photo scanning service that handles photo and video as well as slides and negatives, Digital Memories is a good choice. Keep in mind that there are extra costs to use some services, however.