We can bring your old,
damaged photos back to vibrant life
Even if you canít find a negative for
those great old photos, Chrisí Camera Center can make really
good copies. We can also make the new
photos different - better - than the originals.
Yes, the photo above
is an actual photograph that was restored at Chris' Camera
Center in Aiken, South Carolina, for our customer Sheila T*.
As you can see, it had been folded and actually torn in
half. She was thrilled by the final results and so were we.
We can even repair
large tears, or extract one person from a group. We can take
your "ex" out of the photo. Sepia tone or black
and white or color. Faded color? We can fix faded color.
Using a combination of camera technology,
computer technology, and skillful human artists, weíve
become true specialists in making your photos all that they
photographs never leave our store.
Here's what we do:
We photograph or scan
your original image with a high resolution system, to create
an "electronic negative." All the restoration work is done
on this electronic negative - we don't do anything to your
Your project is
assigned to one of our top-notch Photoshop artists. She will
correct color, improve contrast, touch up blemishes and
repair major cracks or even missing portions of the picture.
The latter part is pure art work, and you'll be amazed how
good our artists are!
When the art is
complete, we'll make high quality photo prints on one of our
Can you scan a photo
and send it to us?
You can, but we'd
rather you didn't. We have both the equipment and the
experience to do a better job than most of our clients,
Is it expensive?
Like all creative
work, it's more expensive than mass production. Most
restorations cost $65 including a CD copy for archival
purposes and your first custom print up to 8x10 inches. Additional
copies are much less expensive.