Photo Restoration Blog

The Photo Restoration Co.

Thanks for taking the time to visit The Photo Restoration Co. – Based in the heart of Somerset but working with clients around the world to restore and add colour to memories of times past.

Hand coloured black and white photos

Photo Colourisation

We can bring your old photos to life – Hand colouring black and white photos is one of our more popular services.

Not just a Photo Restoration Service...

We not only restore photos but specialise in hand colouring black and white photographs to bring them to life. Combine those services with a framed print of your photograph and one of our presentation packs to make the perfect gift.

Photo Restoration

We can help! – Using up to date digital technology to piece together and restore your photos will mean you also have a digital copy you can print again and again.

Photo Colourisation

A perfect gift – imagine the look on a loved ones face when they see their photo bought to life with colour.

Restored Photo Gift

Those Finishing touches that make a great gift – a print, mounted, framed? Providing the supplied image is of a suitable size we can even print to canvas.


High Resolution Scans make the best of the available detail


Prints Available on Request


Easy Payments by Paypal


Make digital copies of your precious photos


We can digitally repair your photos


Bringing your monochrome images to life with colour

Helpful Links

We take great pride in our work - if you\'d like to scan your own photo take a look at our helpful Scanning Guide. View our testimonial page and find out exactly what our customers think! Maybe you have seen enough and want to know how much it will cost to restore or colour your photo - Request a Quote!

Photo Restoration Scanning Guide

Scanning Guide

Our quick guide to scanning your photos…



We love what we do and hope our passion reflects in the level of service you receive – take a look at what our customers have had to say about us.

Request a Quote

Request a Quote

Find out exactly what we can do for you and your photos – Get a quote today – you’ll be surprised!


Every photo tells a story. Some of them I will tell you about. You will also find important updates from The Photo Restoration Co. here.

WW1 Photo Repaired

1916 – Photo Repair

Gavin emailed over a couple of photos for some work. This first image is of his Grandfather in 1916. Lacking an original Gavin was forced to find out the best copy that he could.

Photo Restoration Co - NEWS

Six Whole Months

Six. They say that time flies when you are having fun and boy I must have been having fun. It was 6 months ago that the Photo Restoration Co was born. The website was launched in May

Family Portrait Restoration

Family Portrait Restoration

Stephen got in touch via Facebook Messenger – He posted down a very sorry looking photo that was urgently in need of repair. The creases and marks took a while to sort out

Photo Colourisation Service

Photo Colourisation

Kerry is looking to create a collage from a few old family photos. She supplied us with a selection of black and white photos. This one is of her Grandfather. We’ve spent a while spicing up those old images

Water Damaged Photo Repair

Water Damaged Photo Repair

Indira got in touch after this photo of Jade was damaged due to a burst pipe. It had survived 19 years so I was tasked with getting it back to A1 condition so it could last a few more.

Wedding Photo Restoration

Wedding Photo Restoration

Tony is fairly local so I popped over to pick up his photograph that needed restoration. This was taken on his grandparents wedding day in Ilkley, Yorkshire in 1922. It’s amazing that it survived