Fine Art Scanning FAQ

I have a good digital camera. Can I photograph my artwork myself?

My artwork is large. What's the largest size you can scan?

What equipment do you use?

How much does it cost?

I have some very high gloss oil paintings. Can you scan them?

I have a painting I just completed that is still wet / tacky. Can you scan it?

Do I have to leave my artwork with you, or can I wait while you scan it?

My art is too expensive / fragile / large to bring to you. Can you come to me?

Who will be scanning my artwork?

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Creekside Digital

Smithsonian Mass Digitization
New feature at the DPO office: a slideshow displaying close-ups of some of the 8,000 plants from the Living Orchid Collection from Smithsonian Gardens!

Read about our project digitizing the collection at: insider.si.edu/2018/08/see-thousands-of-orchids-in-incredible-detail-in-the-smithsonians-newly-di...

On the technical size: the slideshow is running from a Raspberry Pi Zero (Github: github.com/Smithsonian/Pi-Kiosk/). One new tool we are using to display the objects from the Smithsonian collections.
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2 weeks ago

Creekside Digital

Mass digitization is ongoing with the next phase of our Smithsonian Gardens project. We are now imaging the Archives of American Gardens (AAG) which preserves and provides access to visual resources and records that document the history of gardens in America.

Primarily a photographic archive, AAG includes documentation on over 10,000 historic and contemporary gardens. Photographic formats range from antique stereographs to recent digital images. AAG’s collections document the work of landscape architects, garden designers, and garden photographers as well as a handful of seed companies.

Examples of trade literature generated by these companies in the Archives include seed catalogs with ornately illustrated covers as seen here. Soon all these digital images will be viewable in high resolution online at Smithsonian's collections.si.edu/search/
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