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Testimonial / Morgan Sendall

The Grand Tour illustrations In 1987 I produced a series of seven panoramic illustrations for Thames Television’s historical drama documentary ‘The Grand Tour’. The original panoramas were shot as a series of pans on a rostrum camera using 16mm film. The original... read more

Testimonial / Andrew Farr

All photographers who use slide film yearn for that Velvia on the light box look, drum scans get close to it. If I could afford it, I would have the last 8 years of work rescanned by Tim.

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Testimonial / Dave Jeffery

Here is a sample of a scan that was returned to me from an inexperienced scanner operator. He didn’t notice the flaw in the image where one section was out of alignment. This is how I learned the hard way that it’s a waste of time and money to try and save... read more

Testimonial / Benjamin Jones

The quality of scans that came back is excellent, and given the scale that one particular negative was being enlarged to (300x600cm), Tim was incredibly helpful in finding the best technical process for achieving this at the highest quality. Huge... read more

Testimonial / Francisco Peral

I compared scans from 4×5 film scanned on an Imacon to the 6×7 drum scans from Tim and the 6x7s were somehow sharper! The Professional Drum Scanning team put in the time and effort to get the best results from my negs that most London labs haven’t come close to.

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Testimonial / Michael Freeman

“Dense Kodachromes, in the way many of us used to expose them, are the most difficult of all colour reversals to scan. Shadow detail is very subtle, only just visible under a loupe. Only a drum scanner is even worth considering, and even then, there are... read more

Testimonial / Anna Fox

“I have used the service at Professional Drum Scanning for some years now, and working with Charlotte and Tim is a dream – they are totally professional, the work is of an excellent quality and is great value for money. When I produced a show for the... read more

Testimonial / David Anderton

“Professional Drum Scanning (PDS) has proven to be a wonderful discovery and an excellent resource for me. Over decades spent as a Creative Director and Graphic Designer, in the fields of Advertising, Graphic Design and Marketing, I became very familiar with... read more

Testimonial / Robert Fairer

Robert Fairer uses Professional Drum Scanning for all of his fashion photography reproduction, the results of which have been used in the production of five fine art books about John Galliano, Karl Lagerfeld, Alexander McQueen and Marc... read more

Testimonial / Norman Thomson

“After many years working in digital photography, I decided to go back to my roots and try black and white film again. With my trusted Mamiya C220 (I kept it for over 20 years!), I have been reacquainting myself with the characteristics of film, which I process... read more