How It Works
By HandEach and every photo is carefully handled by our trained staff, who preserve thousands of photos everyday.
Pixel PerfectWe scan every image at 12 megapixels.
Pro EquippedOur photo digitizing studio houses the best scanning equipment available on the market running on custom photo processing software.
Real-Time UpdatesWe understand how important these moments are, so we've developed an amazing order tracking system that provides you updates every step of the way.
Made In USAUnlike others in our industry, we process and check every order by hand here in high-tech hub of the South, Chattanooga.
We convert all these formats (and more).
SlidesAh yes, film slides - that classic medium of the museum, early seasons of Mad Men, and health class.Learn more about Slides >
PhotosModern science has finally figured out a way to store and preserve your old photographs that's better than an old shoebox and a few sheets of plastic stuffed in the closet.Learn more about Photos >
NegativesPhotographic negatives used to be a good way to hold on to your photography. But, like drive-in-movies and dinosaurs, that time has passed.Learn more about Negatives >
Our mail-in service is simple and easy. Just send us your Southtree kit, filled with old home movies or pictures. We'll do the rest, digitizing all your recorded moments to DVD or digital. Every Southtree kit includes a welcome guide with instructions, safety barcodes for every item, a pre-paid return mailing label, and a sturdy Southtree box for safe packing and sending.
Our team of trained Technicians can digitize 19 different types of analog media to DVD, Thumb Drive or Digital Download.
- Video 8
- Digital 8
(25 pictures = 1 item)
- 35mm slides
- 35mm negatives
- Audio Cassette
- Cassette Tape
- Compact Cassette
It takes 2 - 4 weeks once we receive your filled Southtree kit. You'll receive regular email updates throughout the whole process with access to a personal concierge to answer all your questions.
Updated along the way
Memories are personal, so are we. That's why we're committed to keeping you informed at every step in the digitizing process. Log in to track your order at any time! Plus, every item you send is barcoded and tracked from start to finish. You’ll receive up to a dozen e-mailed updates throughout our process.Track your order »
You'll receive your original analog media plus digitized and ready to relive digital copies on your choice of DVD, Thumb Drive or Digital Download. Our team of professionals carefully converts all analog media by hand, right here in the United States.
Digital images allow for easy organizing and quick sharing with family and friends.
Photos hold a treasure trove of information in a single frame. Isn't it time to dust off the lid of that shoebox and finally preserve those images that deserve to be shared? We all love our digital cameras and are addicted to quick pics taken from our phones. Digitizing your photo collection merges the past with the present, ensuring that your stories are told.
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It’s taken us close to a century, but modern science has finally figured out a way to store and preserve your old photographs that’s better than an old shoebox and a few sheets of plastic stuffed in the closet.
These amazing new storage devices are called computers, and the odds are you’ve got one in your very own home even as we speak.*
With our fast, reliable photo scanning service, we can take your old photographs and digitize them so they can be stored on your computer (or your cloud, your facebook page, etc.) forever.
Every photograph you send our way will be hand-checked as it’s scanned and digitized. That means your old fading photographs will be handled with care as they are updated to crisp, new digital copies, each one will be carefully and completely preserved.
You’ve trusted your memories to the wonder of photography – now you can keep them forever with the magic of our world-class photo scanning service.
*Even as we read? Commune? Let’s move on.Order Now