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Photo Scanning

Photo and document scanning .24¢ for loose items up to 8.5"x11" scanned at our standard 600 dpi. Saved as JPGS.

(Handling, labelling or other organizational and set up

charges may apply)

Minimum service charge excluding print outs, memory sticks, or other hard costs - $49.00.

Photo Albums/Scrap Books 

 $2.00 per page (single image). 

We are happy to remove/return photos from albums but it takes time. Extra handling charges would apply. All unwanted, empty photo albums can be donated to a local thrift store.

35 mm Slide Scanning

.89¢ - $1.49 depending on size and type.

Saved as JPEGs or TIFs.

1200-3000 dpi

If you do not want your old slide carousels, we are happy to donate them on your behalf.

(Extra set up, slide removal/return, organizational and cleaning/repair charges may apply)

Negative Scanning

 $.89 - $1.49 depending on size and type.

Saved as JPEGs or TIFs.

2400-3000 dpi.

VHS,8mm,Hi8 Tape Transfers/Conversions 


$19/tape up to 2 hours. $5 for each additional hour.

DVD or MP4

8mm/Super8 Film -$19/film. Each frame of film is individually scanned and s22aved as MP4.

Audio Tapes/Reel to Reel 

Reel to Reel Audio - starting at $19.00

Cassette Tapes - starting at $19.00

PhotoShop Repair and Retouch

Flat fee for most repairs and retouches for a single emailed photo- $49.00.

NO CHARGE - for a digital repair to a damaged photo of a Veteran or First Responder (one per family please).

Pick up and Delivery
We offer no-charge pick up and delivery in York and Simcoe regions. If you prefer to drop off or ship yourself please contact us to set up an appointment day and time. Our drop/shipping location is: 
The UPS Store
Richmond Heights Plaza
10520 Yonge Street, PO Box 195,
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 3C7
Please ensure all items are clearly labelled "DESCRIPTIVE SCANNING". Note: We have no affiliation with UPS except to use them as a convenient meeting, drop off and return shipping point when necessary. All work is done in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

Payment is due on delivery. Our minimum order is $49.00.  We accept Visa, MasterCard or Debit cards. For larger orders, a 50% deposit may be requested. We will store a back up of your files for 3 months after delivery.
Thank you for thinking of Descriptive Scanning for all your  photo/documents scanning, repair and preservation needs.


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