Key Photo Restoration and legacy albums

In the process of digitally restoring these images – and many others in the family heirlooms – we’ve perfected a number of techniques to breathe life back into old photographs.  This coupled with our working with a number of high quality album suppliers means we can now offer a dedicated scanning, image repair and enhancement, print and binding service to save your legacy images and preserve them for many more years to come.  This service can include on-site, at home, scanning so your precious images never need leave your sight – to give you complete peace of mind.  Please just call to discuss your specific requirements and we’ll be happy to help...

A great moment (below) captured in Oldbury during the General Election campaign of January 1910 by my great grandfather – Sam Key.  He and his sons were pioneering photographers in Oldbury, Birmingham – where they painted their trademark symbol of a key onto each photographic plate.


Recently, scans of 50 Key images have been generously supplied to me courtesy of Dr Terry Daniels of the Langley Local History Society where Dr Daniels commented that “...the 'Key cards’ comprise around a quarter of the [society’s] collection. This shows what a major contribution [the] Keys made to recording the [photographic] history of Oldbury.  In many cases these are the only pictures of certain places or events that I know of...”

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