Parker's Photographic – Cameras & lenses, Passport Photos, Film Developing & Process, Studio & Darkroom Hire – Southampton


Transfer, Scan, Digitise and Edit

We transfer a range of older formats into modern digital formats:

VHS, cine, photos, slides, documents, paintings, audio cassettes, vinyl … and even gramophone records!

Memory stick, email, cloud, CD, DVD.

Please contact us for further information

Video Tapes

VHS / VHS-C / 8mm / Mini DV

For transfers to DVD, one disc can hold 120 minutes (2 hours) of video. If your tape is longer than this, more than one disc will be required. 

Turn around time can vary, PLEASE NOTE due to volume turn around is currently 1 month. 

Price guide:
  • Up to 2 hours (120 min) = £30.00
  • Up to 3 hours (180 min) = £45.00
  • Up to 4 hours (240 min) = £60.00

Photos, Slides & Negatives

We can scan and transfer to current formats (such as JPG).

Price guide:
  • First image scan: £6.00
  • 2-50 additional images: £1.00 each
  • 50+ images: 60p each

Audio Cassettes, Vinyl & Gramophone records

We can transfer to CD, or provide digital files (such as MP3 or WAV on a memory stick, portable hard drive or email/file transfer files to you. 

Price guide:
  • Audio Cassette: £48
  • Vinyl Record: £30
  • Gramophone Record from £75 (depending on requirements – contact us for details and quote)

Other formats – ask us!

There isn’t a lot we can’t do when it comes to transfers – including from other digital formats such hard drives, CDs, DVDs and even floppy discs!

Contact us!

Cine Film Reels

8mm / Super 8mm, 9.5mm & 16mm

All cine films are inspected, cleaned and re-spliced onto a larger reel prior to transfer. This gives better continuity from one film to another.

The cine film is then returned on this larger reel for easier storage. Your original reels will not be returned unless this is requested when the order is originally placed.

If you require the films to be in sequence, please number clearly and let us know when booking.

Price guide:
  • Setup Charge per order: £50.00
  • 50ft reels per reel: £10.00
  • 200ft reels per reel: £31.00
  • 400ft reels per reel: £45.00
  • 600ft reels per reel: £65.00
  • Titles at the start of the trans: £13.00
  • Titles before a reel: £20.00
  • Optional music per order (choose between light classical or easy listening): £14.00
  • Extra DVD copy at the time of placing order £20.00 each

16mm cine films

ADD 40% to above prices.

9.5mm Cine film

Personal quotation is required (due to the age of these films). As a guide it costs approximately £96.00 per order + reels.

Sound super 8 & sound standard 8

No extra cost.


We record to DVD-R which is highly compatible with modern DVD players. Please refer to your player instruction manual for information.

Memory Stick

The transferred film or video to DVD can be transferred to a memory stick or portable hard-drive (they must be copied to a DVD disc first). You can either bring in your own USB stick or purchase one from our shop. If you do decide to have your cine reels copied to USB you will receive both a disk and a memory stick.

We develop and process film: 35mm, 120 and 5×4, colour and black and white.

Quick and efficient, with optional scanning and printing.

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Hassle free instant passport, ID and Blue Badge photos (UK and international), taken by our helpful staff.

Accessible/wheelchair friendly, great with babies, young children and adults.

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Do you have equipment you’d like to sell?

To give a value we need to view and assess the items.

Contact us