In the past, the ability to make a copy of a printed photo relied on having the negative of the image. These days, images are stored digitally making it much simpler to print copies of a photo at a later date. However, things can still go wrong. Files or data can become lost, corrupt or damaged.
So how can copies be made of printed photos and what’s the best way to do this?
The simplest way is to scan the photo onto a computer and then print it. To do this, a scanner, computer and printer will be needed. Alternatively, you can use a professional online photo printing service to print the photo for you.
Why is it better to have copies of photos professionally printed? Below are just 5 reasons:
A professional printer has top of the line equipment to scan and print images to the highest resolution in order to produce a quality image. Home scanners and printers generally cannot deliver the same quality photos as a professional’s equipment.
Professional printers have the expertise to scan and print the photo’s to get the best quality image possible. A DIY job may mean trying a few times before getting the process just right and printing a photo that is similar to the one that needs to be copied. A professional printer knows how to line the photo up, use the right resolution, light and other factors to get the best end result.
Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of scanning and printing copies of photos is the ability to edit. It is also possible to remove blemishes or entire parts of scenery or people from the photo. It is also possible to print certain aspects of the photo in a larger view and leave other portions out entirely. However, to make the best of editing a photo, the best software and knowledge of how to use it is necessary. A professional printer will have editing software to change and master the scanned image to eliminate problem areas and enhance others. A photo that needs editing also needs the expertise of a professional printer.
Another huge benefit of having a photo professionally scanned is that there is now a digital copy of the image in existence. This means that more of the same image can be printed whenever needed without having to go through the process of scanning it again. Remember to save copies of the photo on a computer, hard drive, USB drive and the cloud. This will mean that a copy will be saved and available for printing should the data on one or more saved devices become corrupt, deleted or lost for any reason whatsoever.
Don’t have the time to visit a local professional printer to have photo’s copied? Simply email the image to the printer and they will take care of the printing. They will even edit the photo according to instructions and provide a sample to view before printing. All that is then needed is to collect the copies or have them mailed. While this does mean that the photo will need to be scanned at home or the office, it does make the entire process of having copies of existing photo’s printed much more convenient
Whether the photo’s that need to be copied are old or the digital image has become corrupt or lost, a professional printing solution will provide the best quality copies. The cost of the printing will be well worth the quality of the prints as well as having the image stored digitally forever.
If you’re looking for the best store in Sydney for your online photo printing, then look no further than Photoland. We offer a complete range of products and services from print photos and scanning, right through to picture framing and photo albums.
Please call us today on (02) 9235 1933 or leave an enquiry.