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Old 12-18-2003, 02:09 PM
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Walgreens photo restoration

Walgreens Launches New Fast, Inexpensive Photo Restoration Service
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Old 12-18-2003, 02:33 PM
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It would be interesting to see how much actual restoration they would/could do on some of the challenges you've posted, Doug. Somewhere they'll have to draw the line on how far they will/can go.

I'll watch for this in the Seattle area.

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Old 12-18-2003, 02:43 PM
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it'd be interesting to see how much they pay these restoration masters. Can you do it on a contract basis as a side job?

Lemme know if anyone knows any more about the employment side of this news.
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Old 12-18-2003, 04:01 PM
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Being very familiar with the quality of their prescription center services, as well as their corporate headquarters, I wouldn't expect much from the restoration side of the business either. The problem is that the average Joe will probably fall in love with it!

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Old 12-19-2003, 06:33 AM
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This is interesting.
I may just have to make a visit to my local Walgreens to check this out.

I may even submit something to see the quality of work and turn-a-round time. It's good to know what your competition is capable of producing.

Perhaps after the holidays. I'll report back the results.
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Old 12-19-2003, 07:58 AM
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that's my point though, maybe it'd be good to get Walgreens volume of customers and not have to do the work to the level that you're capable of, only what the Walgreens manual demands. It may end up being something profitable.

What does a typical restoration cost for those of you that do it for a living?
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Old 12-19-2003, 08:54 AM
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Exclamation Work done here?

Fellows,

Does anyone know for sure if the work is done in the U.S.?

I speculate that the restoration work is done overseas in a Photoshop sweatshop.

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Old 12-19-2003, 08:48 PM
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Tend to agree with ExclamPt ---

my guess is the work is not done in the USA ---- the turn around time is what made me think that.

Vikki - I look forward to your findings!
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Old 12-19-2003, 10:38 PM
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Hi Jill:

Happy almost ho-ho-ho.

I don't think I'd assume USA, either. Although the image is scanned onto a CD at the store, that image could subsequently be transported to (and from) anywhere via the Internet.

After rereading the press release, the processing location was conspicuous by its absence.

Good point by ExclamPt.

~Danny~
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Old 01-30-2004, 09:06 AM
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Maybe This is where they the work is being done

found this in google's group search under " Photo restoration "

http://groups.google.com/groups?q=ph...ws.com&rnum=16

I think I liked the cold war better
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