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We use digital technology to restore damaged photos and documents.

We’re a Canberra-based imaging company with affiliates in Sydney, Gosford, Newcastle, Brisbane and Adelaide.
Get your image scanned at one of these locations, or scan it yourself and upload the digital file.
We’ll create a new high resolution digital image for you to download, and can also make prints on archival paper.

Our aim with each new project is simple: return the image to its original condition. To this end, we maintain the character and texture of a photograph or document, rather than strive for airbrushed perfection.

For a quick quote use your smartphone to take a snapshot of your image and SMS it to 0418 896 932.
Pricing guide here.

Hover your mouse or swipe over the image to compare before and after

restoration of a creased photo from world war II

Creases and tears removed. See more

Most jobs take a week to 10 days to complete but we can rush for tight deadlines.
We work with a maximum of six images in any one order.

faded pixi photocolourise faded pixi photo

Colourising faded and black and white photos. See more

We guarantee the quality of our work.
We’ll check in with you as we progress to make sure it’s on the right track.
We don’t send the invoice till you’re 100% happy with the result.


Mouldy photo recovery

Restoration of a faded wedding photo from the 1940s

Faded photo recovery

guide to digitising photo collections

Guide to digitising photos

 A useful overview of the whys and hows of scanning, including resolution guidelines, software, digital enhancement, cloud storage and printing.
Read the article

restoration and reprint of old poster from Brisbane Queensland

Document restoration. Old maps, charts and certificates digitally repaired
and beautifully reproduced on fine art paper. See more

“Vivid Recollection did a fantastic job scanning and restoring archival photos from RØDE’s company history. Throughout the process their communication was professional and prompt – an absolute pleasure to deal with.”
Scott E, Silverwater NSW


“Grandad passed nearly 30 years ago and all we’ve had is a damaged black and white photo. We now have a colourised, perfectly restored image of him in our home. Incredible work. We are very happy customers indeed!”
Paul G, Canberra ACT

“You’ve brought tears to my eyes, so many happy precious memories I can share with the rest of the family. Just perfect.”
Andrea R, Wahroonga NSW