01855 604 451 info@drumscanning.co.uk PDS, Mheall Mhor, Brecklet, Ballachulish, UK. PH49 4JG


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

Testimonial / Thomas Heaton

Last year, Thomas Heaton asked us to make a scan of one of his 6×17 black and white images which he wanted for a ‘special project’. Here’s the video he made, which includes a little snippet from ourselves…... read more

Testimonial / Katharine MacDaid

“I first sent some work to be drum scanned when I was getting ready to print my book, The Fireweed Turns. Another photographer had advised me about Professional Drum Scanning (PDS), and I am forever grateful for that information. I had done all my own scanning... read more

Testimonial / Garry Simpson

“The trouble with drum scans is they are just too good! Once you’ve had work drum scanned by a good operator nothing comes close to the subtlety of tone and colour that these machines deliver. Unfortunately, that often comes at a hefty price and results can... read more

Testimonial / Steve Ferrier

I’ve been using Professional Drum Scanning now for five years, mostly for exhibition prints – some very large – and always from 6×7 negs. The price and turnaround time make it an simple addition to my workflow when I need either a very large print, or... read more

Testimonial / Andrew Simpson

Being quite new to film I only read about drum scanning very recently and decided to take advantage of the generous offer to get a couple of free scans. The process on contacting Tim and Charlotte was very simple with friendly help and on receipt of the film, they... read more

Testimonial / Dawn Woolley

Until recently I was able to scan my large and medium format negatives at work but the pandemic meant that I no longer had access to a high-resolution scanner. A colleague recommended Professional Drum Scanning. I was a little nervous about sending my negatives... read more

Testimonial / Magnus Lindgren

I started with medium format photography in 2014. It took my photography to a new level with 6 x 7 negatives. I photograph a lot of urban landscapes and landscapes with human impact. I also photograph concerts with a medium format camera as a long term project. I... read more