Scanning


    We offer scanning through our Imacon 949 virtual drum scanner and our Fujifilm Frontier 570 minilab.

    The Imacon delivers archival grade scans from a variety of film types, when you need the best scan go Imacon.

    Our minilab is ideal if you have boxes of slides or film that require digitising.

    Digitising Analogue

    Keep shooting your favourite film.

    For better or worse we live in a world made up of ones and zeros. The veritable alchemy of yore (traditional film processing) is no longer the dominant way of producing images. No, that doesn’t mean film and chemistry is dead or redundant, oh no! We all love film, that’s why we keep the flame alive! 

    It’s all binary to me

    Scanning is the primary way to make a digital copy of a printed photograph or negative/transparency. Several scanning options are available, which means you can tailor the scan exactly to your specification.

    Let’s Have a Barrel of Pixels

    Our Imacon 949 virtual drum scanner.

    Imacon 949_small

    The industry standard Imacon 949 is capable of scanning 135, 120 and large format (5×4) film and can, in addition, scan up to A4 sized prints. Scanning profiles (Velvia 50 / Portra 160NC etc) support a wide range of films, which optimise output for colour and grain accuracy. 

    Imacon scanning is labour intensive and therefore available on a ‘Per Frame Per Scan’ basis. 

     

    Table of Scanning Resolutions

    Film Type
    MAX PPI
    Tif in MB
    Print Size @ 300dpi
    35mm500090mb23 x 15 inch
    120/103200178mb23 x 29 inch
    120/123200140mb23 x 23 inch
    120/153200105mb23 x 17 inch
    6 x 93200212mb23 x 35 inch
    6 x 173200420mb23 x 70 inch
    5 x 42040200mb31 x 24 inch

     

    • Scans are supplied with no removal of dust or scratches.
    • Your file will be provided as an uncompressed tif on CD/DVD.

    Heading Out West

    Our Fujifilm Frontier 570 scanner.

    Frontier _scanner

    To simplify our Frontier 570 scan service, we now offer 2 standard scan sizes. Our 6″ service provides a scan that is equal to a 6″ print across the longest side @300dpi. Our 12″ service provides a scan that is equal to a 12″ print across the longest side @300dpi.

    The Frontier 570  is ideal for volume scanning as we have competitive discounts available on large quantities. Scans produced are 8bit sRGB jpeg files. Digital Ice (dust and scratch removal) can be enabled or disabled for colour negative and slide film, but is not available for traditional black & white film.

     

    Table of 6″ Scanning Resolutions

    Film Type
    Long Side in Pixels
    Jpg in MB
    Print Size @ 300dpi
    35mm1800Varies6 x 4 inch
    120/101800Varies6 x 5 inch
    120/121800Varies6 x 6 inch
    120/151800Varies6 x 4.5 inch
    6 x 91800Varies6 x 4 inch

     

    Table of 12″ Scanning Resolutions

    Film Type
    Long Side in Pixels
    Jpg in MB
    Print Size @ 300dpi
    35mm3200Varies12 x 8 inch
    120/103200Varies12 x 10 inch
    120/123200Varies12 x 12 inch
    120/153200Varies12 x 9 inch
    6 x 93200Varies12 x 8 inch

    Please note that whilst the file size of jpeg images can vary due to the subject within the image, scans at the same size will contain the same amount of pixels.

    Binary Decisions

    Understanding pixels and resolution.

    When something is scanned, or a photograph is taken on a digital camera, the resulting image is made from a group of pixels; think of this image as a mosaic. Each individual pixel has a colour. This group of pixels, like the mosaic when viewed further back, produce a recognisable image.

    Scans at CC Imaging are not produced with a specific dpi/ppi in mind. Rather, most scanning services are matched to standard photographic sizes. This is due to our print process using the same standard photographic sizes.

    Remember, resolution is not the dpi/ppi of an image. True resolution is how many pixels make up a scan. Division of these pixels, dpi/ppi, does not affect the quality of the scan, it simply organises the pixels into square inches for printing.

    For more information, see our Q&A section

    SCANNING PRICES
    IMACON SCANS
    FramePer Scan
      
    35mm£25.00
    120/10£25.00
    120/12£25.00
    120/15 £25.00
    6×9£25.00
    6×17£25.00
    5×4£25.00

    Prices quoted are per frame per scan.

    FRONTIER 570 SCANS
    Frame6″ Scan12″ Scan
       
    35mm £2.50£5.00
    120/10 £2.50£5.00
    120/12 £2.50 £5.00
    120/15 £2.50 £5.00
    6×9 £2.50£5.00
     

    Prices quoted are per frame per scan.

  • FILM SERVICES
    35mm PACKAGE DEALS

    Scans Only @Per C41 Film
      
    6×4 inch£11.50
    7.5×5 inch£12.50
    9×6 inch £16.00
    12×8 inch£21.00
    18×12 inch £25.00
      
      

     

     

     

     

    Scan & Print @Per C41 Film
      
    6×4 inch£14.00
    7.5×5 inch£18.00
    9×6 inch £22.00
    12×8 inch£30.00
      

     

    For slide mounting + £4.49 per roll
    B&W + £3.50 per roll

    120/10 PACKAGE DEALS

    Scans Only @Per C41 Film
      
    5×4 inch£11.50
    7×5.6 inch£12.50
    10×8 inch £20.00
    14×11.2 inch£24.00
      
      

     

    Prints Only @Per C41 Film
      
    5×4 inch£12.00
    7×5.6 inch£13.50
    10×8 inch £19.00
    14×11.2 inch£22.50
      
      

     

     

     

     

    Scan & Print @Per C41 Film
      
    5×4 inch£17.50
    7×5.6 inch£20.00
    10×8 inch £25.00
    14×11.2 inch£28.75
      

    120/12 PACKAGE DEALS

    Scans Only @Per C41 Film
      
    5×5 inch£12.50
    8×8 inch£15.00
    10×10 inch £21.00
    12×12 inch£25.50
      
      

     

    Prints Only @Per C41 Film
      
    5×5 inch£12.00
    8×8 inch£14.50
    10×10 inch £20.00
    12×12 inch£24.00
      
      

     

     

     

     

    Scan & Print @Per 41 Film
      
    5×5 inch£20.00
    8×8 inch£22.50
    10×10 inch £36.00
    12×12 inch£44.00
      

     

    120/15 PACKAGE DEALS

    Scans Only @Per C41 Film
      
    6×4.5 inch£14.00
    8×6 inch£16.00
    12×9 inch £21.00
    16×12 inch£25.50
      
      

     

    Prints Only @Per C41 Film
      
    6×4.5 inch£14.50
    8×6 inch£17.00
    12×9 inch £20.00
    16×12 inch£25.00
      
      

     

     

     

     

    Scan & Print @Per C41 Film
      
    6×4.5 inch£20.00
    8×6 inch£22.50
    12×9 inch £32.00
    16×12 inch£38.00
      

     

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