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Carmel Studios is the in-house photo lab at Carsten Arnold Photography, capable of digitizing any size of supplied original. Carsten has been scanning and restoring photos, slides, large transparencies, and original artwork for over 40 years in his career in printing, publishing and digital media.

Working with the largest printing companies and film scanning houses in Western Canada, Carsten has scanned countless images and original artwork for high resolution reproduction.  

If you are fussy about your results, you would be hard pressed to find a more knowledgeable resource and service. No matter what your photo and artwork reproduction needs are, Carsten can handle them for you. 


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Breath new life into your old photos, negatives, slides or large transparencies. Digitize your memories to ensure against loss, fading, or further damage. Any type and size can be accommodated.

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Think your photos are beyond repair? Our in house wizard will give your old photos the attention they deserve. From just a few scratches, folds, and water stain removal, to complete replacement of missing pieces and colourization of your black and white photos. 

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Any photo print or digital file can be edited for colour correction, straightening, cropping, enlargement, object or person addition or removal. Anything you can imagine can be created. 

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Your original works of art are digitized using specialized studio lighting equipment designed to remove reflections from all mediums, retain every detail, and produce accurate colour. 

Artwork courtesy of Mark Prosser

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