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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

Testimonial / Robert Hollingworth

“Tim and Charlotte have drum scanned a few projects for me now with exceptional results. Scanning is both an artistic and scientific process, and the results Tim got from the Portra 800 and Ilford 3200 are superb. Gentle skin tones with details in the highlights... read more

Testimonial / Neil Mercer

“I am finalising a book on Dartmoor tin and needed some scans done at short notice for professional colourisation.  Tim, Charlotte and the team dealt with my request fast and produced superb results.  Highly recommended.” – Neil Mercer   Final... read more

Testimonial / Steve Alterman

  “Drum scanning is as much an art as it is a science. Different scans of the same image take on different qualities depending on the art of the scanner. Professional Drum Scanning (PDS) takes this art to an entirely new level. After years of looking for... read more

Testimonial / David Unsworth

“Perhaps professional drum scanning isn’t the first thing that springs to mind for an illustrator looking to reproduce artwork, but Charlotte and Tim Parkin are also in the possession of some fabulous flatbed scanners. I needed some high resolution scans... read more