Kansas City Metro Based Photographer, specifically in Lee's Summit currently. In the past, we have been located in the Prairie Village Shops, Waldo on Gregory, & The Windmill Square in Overland Park.

Kansas City's Copy & Restoration Specialist

Preserve your family's cherished memories for future generations with our expert copy and restoration services. We specialize in revitalizing prints affected by water damage, emulsion adhesion to glass, bends, and tears. Using our Photoshop expertise, we create a copy of your original print and meticulously restore it to its former glory. As each image presents unique challenges, we offer customized price estimates and timelines after reviewing your specific restoration needs. Restoration duration can vary from a few days to several months, depending on the extent of damage and seasonal demand. Your memories are our priority, and we're here to ensure they stand the test of time.

Traditional Copy and Restoration

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Transform Your Treasured Images into Unique Masterpieces

Do you possess a special image that's close to your heart, but it falls short in terms of resolution, pixelation, or clarity? Perhaps it's a cherished moment captured with your children or grandchildren, or a snapshot from a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. At VanDeusen Photography, we have the expertise to transform these images into one-of-a-kind works of art.

But it doesn't stop there. We understand that some moments are even more precious—moments tied to the memory of a loved one who has passed away. In such cases, we can help you honor their legacy by creating a masterpiece painting that celebrates their life.

And what if you've always dreamt of having a portrait of your pets or children, but you've never had the opportunity to capture that perfect moment? No worries. We can craft a brand-new image using old snapshots, turning your dream portrait into a reality.

These remarkable paintings are skillfully created digitally, ensuring the highest quality. We then print them on canvas to give your masterpiece an authentic, textured appearance. If desired, our artists can even add hand-painted acrylic accents to provide that extra touch of texture and character.

Your ideas and images hold immense value, and we're eager to discuss them with you. Let's collaborate to transform your treasured memories into captivating works of art. Contact us today, and let the creative journey begin at VanDeusen Photography.

Painting to Create or Rebuild Photographs

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What is the typical turnaround time for photo restoration and art creation?

The turnaround time can vary depending on several factors, including the time of year and the extent of retouching or restoration required. While some projects may be completed in just a couple of weeks, others, especially during peak seasons, may take a bit longer, sometimes extending to a couple of months. Rest assured, we are dedicated to delivering the highest quality work within a reasonable timeframe.

Do you respect copyright when working with images from other photographers?

Absolutely. We deeply respect the creative rights of all photographers and artists. If you wish to use an image captured by another photographer, we kindly request that you provide proof of permission or licensing for the image. We will not proceed without proper authorization to ensure that everyone's intellectual property rights are protected. However, most of the older photographs no longer have copyright.

Can you create art pieces from low-resolution or blurry images?

Yes, we can work with images of varying quality. While higher-resolution images typically yield the best results, our skilled artists can enhance and transform lower-resolution or blurry images into stunning art pieces. The final outcome may vary depending on the original image's condition, but we always strive for the best possible result.

How do I get started with creating a custom art piece or restoring a photo?

Getting started is easy! Simply contact us via phone or email, and we'll schedule a consultation to discuss your specific project. During this conversation, we'll talk about your ideas, review your images, and provide you with a customized estimate for your project. Your vision is our guide, and we'll work closely with you to bring it to life.

Can you restore damaged physical photographs or artwork?

While we primarily work with digital images, we can offer guidance on how to best restore physical photographs or artwork. Depending on the extent of the damage, you may need to consult with a professional conservator or restorer. We can, however, create digital copies of your restored physical images for safekeeping and future use.

Get in Touch

If you have any further questions or require additional information, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We're here to provide you with the best photography and art services possible.

If you don't hear from me within 3 business days after submitting your inquiry, feel free to contact me directly at:

Email: lori@vandeusenphotography.com

Phone: +816.822.9100

Lori McMillian-Hahn

Kansas City Based, specifically Lee's Summit .

However, in the past we have been located in The Prairie Village Shops, Waldo on Gregory, & The Windmill Square in Overland Park.