Heritage-Photo Preservation

  • Share
  • Print

Scan and Save

Thanks to the digital age, photo preservation and restoration are more effective and easier than ever. High-resolution scanners can turn old photos, negatives, or slides into digital images that can remain unchanged for generations when properly saved and stored.

Get our latest scrapbooking tips FREE!


  • Save permanent "read only" copies of your original scanned photos to avoid unintentionally saving over them.
  • Scan photos at 300 dpi and save at the highest quality.
  • Store images onto compact disks that are archival quality.
  • Make more than one backup copy of photos and store them separately.
  • Consider online photo storage.

Continued on page 4:  Repair and Restore


Please confirm your comment by answering the question below and clicking "Submit Comment."

Scrapbooking Classes

Learn scrapbooking techniques and get in-depth how-to for projects.