Some of Our Photography Services . . .
THE MAIN AREAS WE COVER
Birmingham - Bewdley - Bromsgrove - Belbroughton - Brierley Hill - Black Heath - Blakedown - Clent - Colley Gate - Cradley - Cradley Heath - Churchill - Dudley - Droitwich - Hagley - Halesowen - Harborne - Kidderminster - Kingswinford - Kinver - Ludlow - Merry Hill - Oldbury - Oldhill - Oldswinford - Quinton - Quarry Bank - Romsley - Rowley Regis - Redditch - Stourbridge - Shropshire - Staffordshire - Stourport on Seven - Tividale - Tipton - Wall Heath - West Midlands - Wolverhampton - Worcester - Worcestershire - Wombourne - White Heath - Walsall - Wednesbury - West Bromwich and from the whole of the West Midlands, UK and England.
Portraits by Hart
51- 52 High Street, Lye, Stourbridge, West Midlands, Worcestershire, DY9 8LQ Telephone: 01384 422118
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At Portraits by Hart we have been copying & restoring old treasured photographs for well over forty years. In fact we were repairing and enhancing torn, damaged and stained photographs long before the computer revolution.
These days we carry out photograph restorations using the very latest computer technology, hardware and software. However, it’s a real advantage having knowledge and experience from the old analogue days. Even though many images are now output in some form of digital format, turning slides into a digital format economically requires experience of older optics and equipment in conjunction with the latest cameras and sensors.
Many of our photograph restoration customers have been asking if we can transfer their collections of family slides & transparences to DVD so they can watch them on the TV. Until recently it was a costly process to undertake, especially if the slide collection ran into the hundreds. Each slide had to be scanned individually and the whole process was extremely time consuming. We knew there must be a way of transferring slides to DVD in a more cost effective manner. So we set about designing our own system. Finally following a lot of trial, error and expense we came up with the system seen in the pictures above. It’s a mixture of the best in older technology and the best in the latest. The system comprises of a Kodak Carousel slide projector converted to daylight balanced LED lighting, this runs very cool and prevents any chance of damage to slides due to heat. The system is run semi automatically by a microcontroller & the images are captured by a high resolution digital camera. Once captured the images are processed, corrected and finally they are edited together into a sequence in movie editing software. Once completed the sequence is rendered and output to DVD disks.
If you would like more information and an idea of the cost of converting your collection of slides & transparences please telephone the studio on 01384 422118,. We will be pleased to answer any questions you may have
Many of us have a collection of treasured old family slides which we can no longer easily view. Now with the help of our cost efficient slide copying service your treasured 35mm & 6x6cm family slides can be transferred to DVD so you can easily watch them on your TV, PC or Mac.
Why come to Portraits by Hart?
Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat: 9.00am - 5.30pm
Thurs: 1.00pm - 5.30pm
(other times by appointment)
Below is an example of a selection of 35mm slides we recently copied & transferred to DVD for a customer.