Photos, Slides, and Negatives

 Our flatbed scanners are capable of scanning photos, slides, and negatives. Scan bed can accommodate photos or documents up to 8 ¾” x 12”. If you’re scanning legal size or above, check out our Bookeye 5 V2 Overhead Book Scanner. If you’re scanning a large number of photos, try the Epson FastFoto (Fast Scan 04). It can quickly scan up to 36 photos at a time. Note: It can only accommodate photos, Polaroids, panoramas and postcards up to 8”x10.”

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Epson V600 Flatbed Scanner

#Hardware and Software:

  • Lenovo Thinkstation P350 on Windows 10
  • Epson V600 Flatbed Scanner
  • Epson FastFoto FF-680W
  • All scanning stations have Photoshop for photo editing.

We also have a variety of accessories (available upon request):

  • Pacific Image ImageBox 9MP Stand-Alone Scanner
  • Zuma Slide Viewer SV-3 LED
  • Logan Electric E-Z View Slide Sorter
  • Kaiser Slimlite Plano 5000K LED Lightbox
  • Bower Digital 35mm Slide Duplicator
  • Carson 10x Stand Magnifier Loupe

#Plan ahead:

  • Bring a flash drive or SD card to save files. Files can also be saved to Cloud storage such as Google Photos.
  • An SD Memory Card is necessary to save files with the Image Box Stand-Alone Scanner.
  • If you’re new to Photoshop, you view tutorials ahead of time on LinkedIn Learning (free with your library card).

Never used a scanner? Check out our video tutorials below.

Introduction to Scanning with the Epson V600

Scanning Photos with the Epson V600

Scanning Slides with the Epson V600

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