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Canada’s Premium Fine Art & Large Format Printing, Professional Scanning & Framing

Scanning Precious Old Photos & Historical Documents

Do you have a collection of old photographs that you want to digitize? If so, you should choose our non-contact old photo Vancouver scanning service today. We know that your old photos are precious. Older photographs have have so much sentimental value. These sorts of pictures remind us of special memories, special people and special places. When you choose our art scanning Vancouver service, you’ll receive superb quality for competitive rates.

At ABC Fine ART, we scan and print old photos. We serve clients throughout Greater Vancouver. Thanks to our high-tech Cruse scanner and smaller flatbed scanner, we are able to reproduce images precisely.

Non-Contact Old Photo Scanning Service

Scan old photos at ABC Fine ART

Our customers love to share digital versions of their old photographs with their friends and families. Having digital copies of old photos is just so convenient. Digital images of old photos are so easy to share on social media, or email to family, or text to friends.

If you think that your old photos may need a little tweaking before they are ready to be shared with others, our photo restoration Vancouver and art scanning Vancouver experts will take a look and then let you know if restoration, retouching, colourization or repair is required (or recommended). We are digital imaging experts with artistic backgrounds, and we’re standing by to take care of old photo adjustments and enhancements.

We utilize state-of-the-art digital tools to get superb results for our customers. We repair all types of old photo damage. To learn more about our photo restoration Vancouver service, please visit our “Digital Photo Restoration Services” web page. We also print photos on canvas and photo paper. Our printer delivers color prints that last for two hundred years, along with black-and-white prints that last for four hundred years.

Scanning Valuable Documents Without Damage

Old Family Document from 1884 - Non-Contact DRUSE Scanning

Old Family Document from 1884 - Non-Contact DRUSE Scanning

We digitize historical documents, delicate certificates, paintings, textiles and other valuable documents and objects, without damaging them. We treat these important documents with care, just as though they were our own.

With our state-of-the-art scanning systems, originals are captured without illumination problems. Originals are scanned via a non-contact process that keeps originals in pristine condition.Our CRUSE scanner comes from Germany. It features cutting-edge technology. It’s frequently used by archives and libraries,due to its multi-functionality at minimum exposure of originals.

Be assured that your original will return to you just as you entrusted us with it. Don’t wait, come visit us and we’ll have your old photos and other archives ready to be distributed in no time.

Compared to other scanners, the CRUSE scanner exposes archival material to one-tenth the amount of light, due to its advanced lighting source. This groundbreaking scanner also comes with vacuum plates on the table, which may be zone-regulated. As you can see, its physical handling is gentle, in order to digitize at the highest level of quality possible, without putting stress on the respective material. Be assured that your original will return to you in the same condition that it was in when we received it. If you need art scanning Vancouver, you deserve Cruse scanning quality.

Now that you know more about our non-contact old photo scanning service, why not try it today? Drop by our Burnaby location to access digital files of all of your most treasured old photos. Our customers love our art scanning Vancouver services.

Scanning Old family Documents at ABC Fine ART

Scanning Service Includes:

  • 20 minute FREE consultation
  • Digitizing artwork
  • One time FREE of charge monitoring colour matching (max 30 min)
  • One high resolution printable file, .tif or .jpg format
  • One low resolution web based file .jpg format
  • Any additional requested files (additional charge in some cases)
  • Additional printable colour calibration (additional charge)
  • Print preparation is NOT included in the scanning service
  • Photoshop and image editing is NOT included in the scanning service

Scanned Image File Formats

We provide you with a 50 to 90 megapixel (or larger upon request) in 16-bit, Adobe RGB, .tiff OR .jpg file. For large format scanning, depending on the artworks size, a 360, 300 and 240 dpi file. One 1200 pixels/72dpi for internet usage. Upon request we also provide a 10-megabyte JPEG file, for submitting to online art stores such as Fine Art America at NO EXTRA COST.

Where We Scan Artwork

In our Burnaby location, we capture and digitize your image or artwork. Our studio is set up with a Cruse scanner, professional grade, accurate lighting system, set to capture your images colour as true as possible. Every piece of art is individually handled, to capture its texture and colour and maintain its original look in a digital format. Our large format scanners and our photography capturing methods, create a sharp image with more natural textures. For smaller artworks (up to 8.5”x11”) we may capture all the desired detail using our professional flatbed scanner.

How Long Scanning Takes

We require 3-5 business days for your order to be complete; we do not carry out same day jobs for scanning. In turn, you must leave your original with us for that period of time. However, there are exceptions for highly valuable pieces of artwork or documents (museum standards) that can’t be outside of a specialized casing for more than 24 hours. For same day scans regarding valuable artwork please ask for our different chart of pricing.

Scanned Files Ownership

We believe strongly in customer trust and satisfaction. Some companies do not share printable files with customers to ensure that printing jobs remain under the jurisdiction of their companies. At ABC Fine ART, we acknowledge your scanned files as your property. Printing services are available if you choose to print with us.

Please Note:

  • Please note that our minimum size for scanning orders is 8x10″
  • To assure the quality of the work, we highly recommend a print of any size upon scanning
  • Pricing for 3 optional 8x10" colour proofs is $52.50 – each additional proof is $17.50
  • Original images that are currently framed and must be removed from the frame for scanning are charged $30
  • Colour proofs are printed on 8.5x11 matte paper
  • The customer is responsible for insuring all artwork left with ABC Fine ART Printing
  • When artwork are shipped to be scanned at our facilities, the customer is responsible for shipping and insurance

Art Scanning Services Terms and Conditions

By Accepting our special prices for scanning services You Agree:

  1. ABC Fine ART offers a high resolution printing file in .tif OR .jpeg format and a low resolution .jpeg file for web publication. Any extra files may subject to additional fees.
  2. ABC Fine ART offers up to 30 minutes FREE of charge for colour correction for scanned files. Hourly rate fees may apply to extra advanced colour correction or image editing.
  3. After client confirms scanned files, additional colour correction or image editing will apply hourly rate charges.
  4. The scanned files will be accessible to download onto any device from a Dropbox link for three (3) months.
  5. If a backup or entire file is lost by the client, there may be charges involved for the file recovery.
  6. ABC Fine ART reserves the right to keep a backup of all scanned files, always.
  7. ABC Fine ART offers each client 20 min FREE of charge consultation, any extra time may be subject to an hourly rate fee.
  8. ABC Fine ART reserves the right to use scans to showcase its' work for marketing purposes, including both digital and print formats. If client don’t agree to this term the full price of scanning and colour matching will be charged.

Where To Bring Your Artwork

You can bring in your artwork to our location in Burnaby, if you are not able to do so you can mail it to us. Please allow 5 business days after receiving your artwork for colour matching and correcting. We strongly recommend insuring your artwork before sending it.

ABC Fine ART
109 – 3993 Henning Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia, V5C 6P7

For further question please contact us at:
Local phone: 604-299-0203
Toll free: 1-855-999-0203
Email: [email protected]

Business Hours
Mon. - Fri. 9:30am - 6:00pm PT
Closed Sat., Sun. and Statutory Holidays