While digital imaging services have become ubiquitous, it is attention to detail and the ability to respond to the physical characteristics of an object that are crucial in creating image files of the highest quality. Our extensive experience and dedication to traditional photographic media and reproduction techniques informs our understanding and commitment to digital image quality, longevity, and access for the client's long term needs.
We work in a calibrated digital environment, making every effort to assure that the resulting files contain accurate image data, that they are produced in accordance with the most current digitizing and metadata standards, and that they are robust enough to fulfill whatever future repurposing needs a client may have.
Digital services at CAW are carried out in a controlled conservation environment. In addition to offering digitization services at our studio, we are available to work on-site with collections, such as glass plate negatives, that are particularly difficult to transport. All digital imaging is performed by staff trained to handle fragile and valuable original material, such as: