Jo Carter – Photo Restoration and other graphic services

Location 66 Raroa Road, Kelburn, Wellington 6012, NZ
Telephone 04 971 7893  / 0276 370 472
Services Offered

Image 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.

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

Professional archival high resolution printing up to A2 size on a select range of Epson papers at 1400 and 2800dpi.

Image presentation

Research skills

Professional experience in museums

Restoration and digitization work (negatives, slides, photos and artworks) 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”.

Qualifications BA (Anthropology) BTP
Professional memberships

NAPP (National Association of Photoshop Professionals)

NZ Academy of Fine Art