Scan and Preserve Your Family Photographs

  Thursday 1 February2018 –
Friday 8 August 2031

Images courtesy of the Keegan family       

Scan and Preserve Your Family Photographs/Negatives/Slides with Aga Warzala.

No matter how carefully you handle and store your photos, they may get damaged or scratched and will eventually fade and deteriorate. Bring your family photographs, negatives or slides to the Gallery of Photography Ireland and we will make a digital copy of them for you.

By scanning them into a digital format, you will preserve and protect one of your most irreplaceable possessions.

We scan at the highest possible resolution, so you can reprint your photos on our Epson printer or even enlarge them into posters, canvases and collages.

Your images are carefully hand scanned and adjusted to achieve the optimum color and density, ensuring each image is at its best.

We can also restore your damaged, scratched, faded or discoloured images.

Editing and Restoring what can be done?

Colour Correction
Removing Creases
Removing Dirt
Adjusting the Contrast
Fixing any other damages (rips, chemical spots, fading etc)

Before & After – Photograph courtesy of the Redmond family

Scanning (no editing done) – €4.00 per scan

Scanning and Restoration:

  • Basic photo restoration – €10.00 per photo
    (cropping, colour & tone correction, adjusting the contrast)
  • Medium photo restoration – €20.00 per photo
    (minor stains, dust, scratches, cracks, creases, slight photo fading or discoloration)
  • Complete photo restoration – €30.00 per hour
    (restoration of missing parts, severe scratches, stains, cracks or creases; scratches/creases on faces, complex manipulations, sharpening) 


All the originals are returned to you after they are scanned. We will not publish your images anywhere, all rights to the pictures remain with you. 

What do you need to bring?

Please remember to bring your precious photographs 🙂 You are also advised to bring a form of external memory with you (external hard drive, USB memory key, disc – etc.).

Where does the course take place?

This service is held in the Gallery of Photography in Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.

How do I book a place?

You can leave your photographs/transparencies with us and we will scan and process them for you. 

Before & After – Photograph courtesy of the Redmond family 

Before & After – Photograph courtesy of the Keegan family