How 3D Printing is Bringing Photography to Whole New Depths

3D printingMove over, picture frames – there’s a new game in town. Companies all over the world are capitalizing on advances in 3D-printing technology to change the way we interact with our photos. Flat images are transformed into 3D creations you can touch, and this is just the beginning!

 

If you’re ready to take your pics to the next level, you have some options. Companies like Bumpy Photo will take your existing photo and convert it into a “popped” relief/ sculpture using depth map software. Think of the resulting effect as bumpy terrain on a map – the people and objects will “pop” out of a flat background, adding depth to the hard resin replica. Bumpy Photo won’t scan your photos for you, so they recommend you use a scanning service to get them ready.

 

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6 Tips to Preserve Old Photos for Future Generations to Enjoy

Preserve Old Photos The most popular method for storing old photos is one of the most damaging. That’s right, stuffing a box with photos, negatives, and/or slides and packing it away in the basement is like turning your memories into a ticking time bomb.

 

If you want to keep your photos safe from disaster and away from the ravages of time, then it’s time to properly store them. The following tips will help you preserve old photos so that they will be around for many years to come.

 

Use care when handling

 

It’s highly recommended to use cotton gloves when handling photos. There are unseen oils and dirt on our hands that could do some serious damage to prints over time. If you can’t use gloves, then delicately handle the photos at the edges when moving them around.

 

You should also keep your preservation project in an area that’s neat and clean, and away from damaging lights, extreme temperatures or humidity, smoke, foods or liquids. Imagine you’re an archivist handling ancient and precious materials—photos require that same kind of delicacy. While you may not see the damage right away, improper handling can wreck havoc on your photos over time.

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How To Restore Old Photos: Pay One Price Photo Restoration



Among your generations of photo snapshots, do you also have those extra-special family heirlooms that are fading away, torn or need a major make-over? ScanMyPhotos.com and its photo restoration experts do magic.



Results of a Damaged Photo Restored at ScanMyPhotos.com


Awhile back, USA Today’s Jefferson Graham, visited with us and had ScanMyPhotos.com digitally restore a photo that meant the world to his wife. She shared such a powerful story about why this tattered and torn photo needed to come back to life. All restoration stories are equally as emotional and the reason why the photo imaging business is so enjoyable and important.


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[Picture restoration for Jefferson Graham]


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Results of a Damaged Photo Restored at ScanMyPhotos.com
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