Archiving and Scanning Duplication at Oxford Duplication Centre


Preservation of Photographs and Photograph Collections

Oxford Duplication offer specialist archival and heritage photograph scanning to include, photograph albums and scrapbooks.  Our goal is to support our clients with their specific requirements in preparing artwork for publication and to Getty specifications.

    Preservation of photographic material

  • Wearing non-scratching, microfiber or nitrile gloves
  • Clean efficient work surfaces
  • Careful handling of photographs
  • Fireproof safe for all orders
  • Acid free paper envelopes where required

  • Archival Digital Output

  • Original art—black-and-white or color prints, slides, transparencies.
  • Capture in RAW (16 bit) or TIFF (not JPEG) in RGB mode
  • 300 to 400 dpi or greater for grayscale/color within 10% of the desired publication size

Our highly skilled technicians understand the fragile and delicate nature of this medium, and using a white glove approach we are highly skilled in digitising your projects.  Digitisation is important for valuation archives to protect the media from age related damage, enabling high quality TIFF archival files and ease of management JPEG files to be made accessbile on all platforms. 

Our offices use a range of specialist equipment and archive suite software to digitise all formats of documents, to include Bookeye overhead scanners, bespoke archival scanners and capture facilities to enable a seamless high quality digital output to suit your requirements.  Please contact cheryl@oxfordduplicationcentre.com or call 01865 457000.


We offer high recommended photograph scanning services
adhering to the National Archive Regulations

All media is converted to HQTIFF files with an option for JPEG
if required. Each photograph is gently cleaned, scanned and using
our Archival Suite for toning and sharpening.
SERVICE FORMAT DPI 1+ 10+ 25+ 50+ 100+ 500+ 1000+ 2000+
UPTO A3 IMAGE TIFF 600 4.00 2.00 1.50 1.00 0.90 0.80 0.70 0.60
UPTO A3 IMAGE JPEG 600 2.00 1.00 0.75 0.50 0.45 0.40 0.35 0.30
SERVICE FORMAT DPI 1+ 10+ 25+ 50+ 100+ 500+ 1000+ 2000+
A4 PAGE TIFF 600 4.00 2.70 2.00 1.35 0.85 0.55 0.45 0.35
A3 PAGE TIFF 600 6.00 2.90 2.25 1.45 0.95 0.65 0.55 0.45
A2 PAGE TIFF 600 9.00 3.10 2.50 1.55 1.05 0.75 0.65 0.55
FRAME REMOVAL 2.50 5.00 7.50
USBS 8.00 12.00 18.00
RESTORATION 60.00 60.00 60.00


Aperture Cards, Microfilm & Microfishe

Using specialist film scanning equipment we can capture images from roll or fiche film and convert them into digital formats of your choice. These are then easily accessible and managed ready for uploading or management.

Glass Plate Negative Scanning

We are specialists the conversion of glass plate negatives. These stunning slides are fragile and require gentle handling and cleaning. Our equipment is perfect for this conversion ready for you to access the digital files.

Photograph Scanning

Our scanning services are fully supportive of converting photographs upto oversize A3 and beyond. Working with private clients, artists and archive centres we convert into your chosen digital files ready for easy access.

Slides & Negative Scanning

From family slide scanning to archive scanning, our company can support all your transfer requirements. From 1 units upwards. Restoration services are offered which can really enhance the overall finish of the images.

Document & Diary Scanning

Our company can provide superb options for document scanning upto oversize A3. Working with many companies in and around Oxfordshire we provide solutions for archiving all your paperwork into digital media.

Artwork Scanning

Working with many artists and companies we can convert your artwork into digital formats ready for online presence. Capturing all the details our scanners are superb at support you with your digital media requirements.

Medium and Large Format Film Scanning Solutions Oxcfordshire UK

Transparencies & X-Ray Scanning

We can support you with all your oversized scanning requirements from large transparencies and X-Rays and much more.

Our offices are open to clients by appointment Monday to Friday 10am - 3pm

Our office and customer parking is located at the back of our premises behind the large green building attached, opposite Benmead Road.

Contact Us 01865 457000 or email cheryl@oxfordduplicationcentre.com