IMAGES OF THE PAST™ was established in 1985 as a photo restoration business located in the historic river town of Stillwater Minnesota.storefront Nearly 25 years later the process has changed a bit with the advent of digital technology, but our experienced restoration artists are still performing top notch professional photo retouching.
IMAGES OF THE PAST™ creates your finished product on the most archival and longest lasting prints available today in both digital or traditional photographic format. Our onsite photo lab allows us to custom print from virtually any size b&w negative that you may have in your family archives.Even early forms of photography such as daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes can be restored and copied in fiberbase print form. These can be extremely fragile images and should be handled only by experienced professionals.Other specialties include hand coloring or partial tinting b&w photos as well restoring old family documents and certificates.

IMAGES OF THE PAST™ full service digital lab is capable of scanning any size film format as well as prints, even large in size. Other services we have added along the way include DVD transfers from your old 8 & 16mm home movie film as well as most video tape formats to DVD. We can also scan large batches of 35mm slides and create a DVD slideshow for your family to enjoy.
IMAGES OF THE PAST™ showroom includes a framing department with an extensive line of standard size ready made frames as well as custom framing and matting options to display your photographs or artwork. We carry many hard to find vintage period frames including victorian ovals and convex glass. Allow our professional staff to assist you in assembling a family heritage wall for your home that you will be proud to show off.Call to make an appointment today or stop by during business hours to meet with a professional to discuss your photo restoration or framing needs.

Images of the Past ~ Keeping Family Memories Bright and Clear