Monday 28 January 2013

What are the Particle Transfer Rollers?

Here's a bit more about the Particle Transfer Rollers that all 8mm cine pass over prior to being digitised on the FlashScan. The 8mm film to dvd process is carried out as follows:
The PTRs are the pair of rollers vertically above one and other that Camera-Ron is showing you. They are made by Kodak and are made from a semi sticky rubber. Any loose surface dust is picked up by the rollers. We clean and change the rollers many times a day. The rollers are made by Kodak and are exactly what are used in cinemas... if they still project with film of course. Transfer your old home cine films to DVD or digital

Thursday 24 January 2013

Give a big welcome to our new Facebook mascot. Camera-Ron. Keep an eye out for him as he shows you around our offices and studios. Also watch out for his travel and holiday photos.

Monday 21 January 2013

Scanning of 35mm slides, 35mm negatives and Photographs

We've just launched our new website that offers digitising of 35mm slides, 35mm negatives and photographs up to A4 in size. The same high standards as our video and cine transfers. Yet another way to preserve and cherish your memories. Check out The Digital Darkroom

Friday 11 January 2013

Transfers on the High Street

With the sad news that yet another much loved and seemingly established name on the High Street is in administration and has a question mark over it's future I can't help but reflect on whether customers will still take their precious Video Transfers and Cine Transfersto a retail outlet rather than dealing directly with an established business such as ours. Any High Street chain whether it's a specialist photo shop or electrical outlet, will be subcontracting your work out to another company. I know as we have been supplier to many of them over the years. Jacobs Photo Video, Youngs Cameras and Jessops. Cut out the middleman.. deal direct with the specialists