What is the scan resolution of your photos?

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That's an excellent question! Resolution for Photo digital files is measured in DPI, or Dots Per Inch. We use several different processes to scan your photos, depending on what scanning method is best, and minimum DPI standards they must meet:


  • Slides: 2400 DPI
  • Photo Prints: 300 DPI
  • Negatives: 2400 DPI


Click on the photos below to see real photo scans, using our process, at full resolution in Google Drive. 


  • Slides - High Quality: 2400 DPI



(5,164 x 3,436 pixels)


  • Photo Prints - High Quality: 300 DPI



(1,728 x 1,146 pixels)


  • Negatives - High Quality: 2400 DPI



(‪3,335 x 1,927‬ pixels)


Scans at these resolutions are great for sharing on social media, or for editing in the image editor of your choice. Of course, the exact measurements of the Photo digital file will depend on the physical size of the photo itself.


If you're ready to place your order, head over to southtree.com and click on the "Scan Photos" tab!

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