Let's be honest. This scanning business can be pretty technical and heavy. We try to give our customers space and not overload them with technical information just to impress and sell. For those of you who like to continue your education and are interested in our world, we encourage you to check out the following resources as a jumping off point for learning about technical photography, color science, family history, cultural heritage, and archiving.

 

DIGITAL CAMERA RESOURCES:

 

Digital Transitions - www.digitaltransitions.com
Worlds best technical camera systems. Team with Phase One Digital Cameras. Eye candy but also informative.

The Digital Picture - www.the-digital-picture.com
Great resource for photographers. Compare test charts for different cameras & lens combinations.

PetaPixel - www.petapixel.com
Very diverse photography blog. Check in daily for news, rumors, ideas, amazing photographs. PetaPixel is an all around well curated guide to everything photography.

 

CULTURAL HERITAGE RESOURCES:

 

Library Of Congress - www.loc.gov
Everyone should spend a few hours on the L.O.C website from time to time. Endless supply of fascinating history as well as amazing photographs. Their search is robust and will return a result for almost any item, family name, or location.

Preservation Directory - www.preservationdirectory.com
A great starting point to getting involved with your local and regional historical society. Don't forget to google search for your nearest historical society.

 

The Internet Archive - www.archive.org
Known best for it's collection of live music recordings, the internet archive is also home to some of the worlds 

 

 


OUR BEST KEPT SECRETS: 

 

Internet Archive Book Images (flickr) - www.flickr.com
We found this and missed nearly a day of scanning. The line drawings from these old books are amazing. Our favorites are the pictures of bugs!

Detroit Publishing Company Postcard Collection - www.nypl.com
We found this and missed nearly a day of scanning. The line drawings from these old books are amazing. Our favorites are the pictures of bugs!