CARTERWORKS

Jo Carter
Location Kelburn, Wellington 6012, NZ
Telephone 04 971 7893  / 0276 370 472
Email jo.carter@carterworks.co.nz     or     carterworksnz@gmail.com
Website www.carterworks.co.nz
Services Offered
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mage Digitisation – scanning images (photos, negatives, glass plate negatives, slides, lantern slides, and artworks).  We have several  specialist scanners and a high resolution 50MP camera in studio setup. These devices are colour profiled and we offer high resolution scanning/digitisation at American Library of Congress/ NZ National Library standards or to your requirements.

Document Digitisation and OCR (Optical Character Recognition) Scanning can be undertaken on our A4 or A3 document scanners which enable books to be safely scanned without damage to the book binding. We use the latest versions ABBYY for our OCR process

Digital restoration and selective enhancement of images with reference to their history using the latest version of Photoshop and the Adobe creative suite.

Professional archival high resolution printing up to A2 size. Larger scale images on request.

Film Scanning and film and sound editing. Formats handled include: Super and Regular 8mm and 16mm film; VHS; Hi8, Digital cassettes (Mini DVC tapes) and sound tapes.

Document Digitisation and OCR (Optical Character Recognition) Scanning can be undertaken on our A4 or A3 document scanners which enable books to be safely scanned without damage to the book binding. We use the latest versions ABBYY for our OCR process.

Illustration (digital, line pencil, ink drawings, acrylic, water colour, and digital mixed media)

Research skills
Professional experience in museums

Restoration and digitization work (negatives, slides, photos, artworks, digitisation of 16mm film) for private clients, community groups, schools, and organizations (portfolio available for viewing).

High resolution image printing (photographic and art prints) and matt board mounting of images for presentation to client specification.

Experience in book illustration and documentary photography for technical educational publications and final editing and preparation of images for commercial printing. Most recently “Kelburn Normal School Celebrating 100 Years” and providing several restored photos for Radio War by David Abrutat.

Qualifications
BA (Anthropology) BTP Care and Identification of Photographs Northern States Conservation Centre (Jo)

BSc MSc (Computer Science) (Paul)

Professional memberships

NZ Academy of Fine Art

Photographers of Cultural Heritage Materials Group