Photo scanning & optimization We scan all your paper photos & slides at high-quality resolution. Next, we make adjustments to your photos to make them look as good as they possibly can look. For each photo, as needed, we adjust light and darkness levels, color balance, remove red-eye, sharpen images, remove dust and scratches, fix minor blemishes, etc. There is no additional charge for this service. It is included in your base price and all our package deals.
Color correction & photo optimization Next, we make adjustments to your photos to make them look as good as they possibly can look. For each photo we adjust light and darkness levels, color balance, remove red-eye, sharpen images.
Photo retouching Often photos have been damaged with age. We make minor repairs to photos, such as remove dust and scratches, fix minor blemishes, bends, wrinkles, creases, torn edges, etc. There is no additional charge for this service. It is included in your base price and all our package deals.
DVD main menu Your DVD begins with a main menu screen with a photo and title of your choice. We like to include background music to create anticipation for the slideshow. We can add a song of your choice which will play continuously until a button is selected. You will usually see two button options "Play Movie" and "Select Scenes."
Scene Selection menu A Scene Selection menu features video preview buttons which link to specific movie chapters within your slideshow. All our DVD's that have multiple chaptes or sections will include a scene selection menu for no additional charge.
DVD packaging We use Ultra HydroShield water-resistant disks with a durable WaterProof coating that protects the disk from smudging due to fingers, humidity, or spills. In addition to protecting the disk, the glossy surface produces exceptional printing quality that enhances colors and results in impressive color depth. So, our disks always look fabulous! All our DVDs come in durable Polypropylene plastic cases.
Royal Oak Media specializes in multimedia DVD slide shows, photo film and slide scanning, photo montage, vhs-to-dvd conversion, videotape-to-dvd transfer, multimedia animation, blu-ray disc, BR disc, BRD, High Definition video, HD DVD, and web design. If you are looking for a professional or wedding slide show or photo montage, or the ultimate family video, then you have come to the right place! We create unique photomontages and slideshows for special occasions such as: wedding, reception, anniversary, graduation, birthday, family vacation and reunion, soldiers stationed overseas, holiday, memorial, funeral, family tribute, and other occassions listed below.
Weddings: Great wedding reception ideas. If you are looking for a contemporary and unique wedding reception slide shows, you've come to the right place. These are sometimes referred to as a wedding reception photomontage, or wedding slideshow, or even a wedding video album on DVD. Many brides looking for reception ideas come to us and realize it would be great to have a photomontage at their wedding ceremony! At RoyalOak Media we can help you with a perfect romantic video album slideshow for your your wedding ceremony or reception. We offer an affordable wedding video montage which includes the wedding music of your choice. We can make a video of your wedding vows on DVD or your 1st anniversary. Some areas where we create wedding video disks are listed here: Dublin OH, Bowling Green KY, Shreveport LA, Columbia MD, Springfield MA, MO St. Joseph MI, Jackson MS, Houston, TX.
Birthday: If you are looking for a creative birthday gift ideas consider a video scrapbook on DVD. This is perfect as a birthday party presentation. Let us create a memory slideshow or slide shows set to music and celebrate the life of someone special. One of our favorites is creating "brand new baby" video albums. Whether you are celebrating a child's 1st birthday, your son or daughter's sweet 16 birthday, grandma's 80th birthday, or even her 100th birthday this is a great way to show how much you care. Some locations we will mail birthday video disks are: Montgomery AL, Sandusky OH, Dover DE, St. Petersburg FL, Lakeland FL, Savannah GA, Bloomington IL, Terre Haute IN, Winnetka, Chicago Ill Topeka KS, Bunker Hill Village, Scarsdale, N.Y. Jersey City, NJ. We think a retrospective video album slideshow is a great birthday gift idea because the older one gets the more special it becomes.Binghamton NY, Ridgewood, NJ, Barrington, IL, Springfield OH, Meridian MS, Lowell MA, Rolling Hills, Atherton, Calif. Hampton VA, Basking Ridge, NJ, Alexandria LA, Macon GA, Anderson IL, Kenilworth, Ill. Fort Myers FL. We can make an affordable wedding video to be shown at a wedding rehersal, at your wedding ceremony, or wedding reception. Or, after your wedding day is over, after the fact, we can make a romantic DVD keepsake of your special day from your wedding album pictures, combining professional photography, videoography as well as any photos your family and friends have taken at your wedding. We can use actual wedding music or wedding songs that were performed at your nuptual celebration or you can include any romantic love songs you wish to add. We can add a special video clip or slideshow photo montage showing how the two of you met, your courtship or dating years and a touching story of what brought you together.
Anniversary: Tell their story in pictures and music -from early childhood to their first date, from their days as young parents to grandparents. So, if you need a creative wedding anniversary gift idea, consider putting wedding annivesary photos to music to show their life in videos and song. Whether you're planning a 1st wedding anniversary, 10th wedding anniversary, 25th wedding anniversary or 50th wedding anniversary or even 60th anniversary we can help you create a romantic photo montage to celebrate the life and marriage of your special couple. Some areas where we create anniversary video disks are: Johnson City TN, McLean VA, Greenwich, CT, Burlington NC, Winter Haven FL, Brigham City UT, Pickerington OH. One of our specialties is creating a 50th wedding anniversary slideshow DVD or 50th wedding anniversary photo slideshow or photo montage or 50th wedding anniversary picture slideshow on DVD. We can transform photographs of their wedding day into a custom-animated slideshow of their anniversary that will touch the hearts of all who view it.
Vacation slideshows: Do you have photos from multiple years of summer vacations, trips to exotic far-away places, or just good memories of years at the family cottage? Don't let these photos and memories collect dust in an old photo album. Let us put them into a digital slideshow. Some places we would like to work are: Beverly Hills, CA, Lake Forest, IL, Westport, CT, Winnetka, IL, Summit, NJ, Pacific Palisades, CA, Houston TX, Saratoga, CA, Chesapeake VA, Colorado Springs CO, Pensacola FL, Naples FL, North Hempstead, NY Bradenton FL, Davenport IA.
Valentine's Day: Looking for a gift idea for the love of your life on Valentine's Day? Guys, think of how special you'd make her feel if you did this without her knowing or asking! Start from the moment you met and go through the years highlighting all your most memorable events. Add "your song", have a professional media company put it all together for you, then plan a special candlelight evening and watch it together. We can create a Valentine's Day video montage or anniversary gift for: Daytona Beach FL, Potomac, MD, Hinsdale, IL, Plano TX, Millville NJ, Chevy Chase Village, Md. Ashville NC, York PA, Pittsfield MA, Munsey Park, N.Y. Los Altos Hills, Calif. Oyster Bay Cove, N.Y. Jefferson City MO, Omaha NE, Concord NH, Long Island NY, Albany GA. What better way to express your love than a romantic DVD of your life together?
Mother's / Father's Day: We can create a video slideshow or photo montage on DVD, CD or BVD disk for your parent. Your dad or husband probably won't ask for a slideshow from his children on Father's Day. But when he watches pictures of himself wrestling on the floor with his kids, sledding in the snow with them, teaching them to fish or ride their bikes, taking family vacations together, building a shed in the backyard, he will be glad you thought of it. We will create mother's day or father's day video disks for: Muttontown, N.Y. Brookville, NY Spartanburg SC, Florence AL, Cherry Hills Village, Colo. Piney Point Village, TX Norfolk VA, Roslyn Estates, N.Y. Lloyd Harbor, N.Y. Schenectady NY, Birmingham AL, Little Rock AK, Old Westbury, N.Y. Fayetteville NC, Hillsborough Calif. Hidden Hills, Calif. Greenville SC, Lancaster PA, Salt Lake City UT, Sands Point, N.Y. Charleston SC, Morgantown WV.
Graduation slideshows: Need ideas for a graduation party? We can make a DVD Keepsake of your graduate that you can show over and over at your son or daughter's graduation openhouse. Let your guests watch them grow up before their eyes using your precious photos and home videos. We can help you choose songs for slideshows or you can choose your own slideshow music. Some places we create graduation video disks are: Mobile AL, Gainsville FL, Los Altos, CA, Redmond, WA, Bronxville, NY, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA, Ridgefield, CT, Augusta GA, Hunts Point, Wash. Wichita IA, Princeton NJ, Woodside, Calif. Utica NY, Scranton PA, St Cloud MN, Newport News VA, Des Moines IA, Minneapolis MN, Wilmington NC, Hoboken NJ, Kansas City MO.
Family Vacations: How many of your vacation pictures are hidden away in shoe boxes, packed away in the back of closets that no one ever sees. We make video scrapbooks to be shared with those you love. We have done video scrap booking of family vacations. We've can even make a musical video scrapbook of your home movies and family video. Some areas where we design family video disks are: Lincoln NE, Glencoe, Ill. Manchester NH, Yonkers NY, Murfreesboro TN, Grove City OH, Belle Meade, Tenn. Frederick MD, Tallahassee FL, Rockford IL, Rocky Mount NC, Sarasota FL, Cumberland MD, Baton Rouge LA. Children grow up too fast. Your photos deserve to be seen. Let us make you a digital video slideshow of your best memories as a family.
Family Reunions: Everyone takes pictures at family reunions, but seldom do we share photos with one another. Wouldn't it be great to put the best photos each person has taken over the years, and put them together in a photo memories DVD that everyone could watch? Then you could invite everyone, all the aunts, uncles , nieces and nephews, grandma, and grandpa and see how you all have matured and grown over the years? We will make family video disks for: London OH, Joplin MO, Portland ME, Wooster OH, Titusville FL, Reynoldsburg OH, Ewing NJ. Let us make for you a retrospect video album that your whole family will treasure for years to come.
Family Tribute of someone special: Want to tell the life story of a family member or ancestor? We will consult with you by phone or email to learn all of the important details of the focus person or persons. This may include favorite music, people, places and events that had an effect on the subject's life. Your focus person may have favorite songs you wish to include or we can use popular songs from different eras in the DVD. We will guide you in music selections along the way. You may want to include video and pictures as well items such as historical documents, newspaper articles, diplomas, report cards, personal letters, and anything else you have. You can also add personalized messages to your DVD by taping yourself or family members with a camcorder and sending the tape along with your other materials. We will make family tribute or family tree video disks for: Bowling Green OH, Lafayette IN, Fairfield, CT, Issaquah, WA, Cleveland OH, St. Louis MO, Springfield IL, Jacksonville FL, Washington DC, Charlottesville VA, Washington DC, San Jose, CA, Boca Raton, FL, Findlay OH, Lansing MI, Mercer Island, WA, Princeton, NJ, Warren OH. Preserve a family member's true life story and pass on family history to your children and grandchildren. This makes a great gift to give to extended family and friends.
Scrapbooking for DVD: Would you like to make a scrapbook your family could watch on TV? Until now, scrapbooking has mainly been about being creative with your memories on paper but have you ever thought about making a digital scrapbook? One that lets you to combine music, photos, slides, documents, newspaper stories, your own titles, and even old family video footage to create your own show to watch on your TV? Our team professionally scans all your material, creatively edits it together with special effects, then professionally duplicates it for you on DVD to serve areas such as: Saginaw MI, Trenton, NJ, North Allentown, PA, Chevey Chase, MD, Trabuco Canyon, CA, Bellevue, WA, Garden City, NY, Bryn Mawr, PA, Saint Louis, MO, Vienna, VA, Wayne PA, Woodinville, WA, Duluth, GA, Burlingame, CA, Los Gatos, CA, Syosset, NY, Naperville, ILDelaware OH, Wilmette, IL, Westfield, NJ, Syracuse NY, Huntington WV, Decatur IL, Owensboro KY.Retirement photo slideshow Reading PA, Kirtland Hills, Ohio, Peoria IL, Lexington, Massachusetts, Brentwood, Tennessee, Ann Arbor MI
Holidays: We can create a Christmas photo montage DVD or video montage DVD of your many family get-togethers at Christmastime. In fact, we can make multimedia slideshows or a video scrapbook of any family occassion, or religious holiday. We will create holiday video disks for: Huntsville AL, Oscala FL, Hickory NC, Upper Arlington OH, East Kansas City, KS, Sioux City IA, Louisville KY, New Brunswick NJ.
Life Story & Biography: Want to share the lessons life has taught you? Let us help you tell the story of your life in your own words and pictures so that generations to come will know who you were, what you did and why you did it. We will create your slideshow in: Trenton, NJ, San Francisco, CA, Knoxville TN, Raleigh NC, Frankfort KY, Rochester NY, Redwood City, CA, Brookville, N.Y., Newport Beach, CA, Highland Park, IL, Massilon OH, Miami FL, Wilkes-Barre PA, South Bend IN. We creatively combine photographs, music, memorabilia and more, creating video memories on a DVD that will be treasured by your family forever. It's a way of handing down your values, wisdom, faith, and love. Share favorite stories, traditions, and experiences.Alzheimer's and Dementia slideshow Erie PA, Atlanta GA, Wetherington, OH, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, Dallas, TX, Mill Valley CA, Atlantic City, NJ Genealogy and family tree history video montage Laguna Niguel, California, New Castle PA, Madison WI, Boulder, CO, Kokomo IN, Kalamazoo MI, Lexington KY, Northbrook, IL, Port Washington, NY, Brentwood, TN. Mother's Day slideshow West Greensboro, NC, Johnstown, PA, Grand Rapids, MI, Hoboken, New Jersey, Hartford CT DVD photo montage Virginia Beach VA, Albany NY, Elkhart IN, Annapolis MD, Sharon PA. DVD photo slide shows Bridgeport Conn., Durham NC, Morgantown WV, State College PA, Tulsa OK, Tampa FL DVD video montage Pittsburgh PA, Youngstown OH, Ft. Lauderdale FL, Harrisburg PA, Newark NJ, Lafayette LA, Poughkeepsie NY.
Soldier stationed overseas: Help your soldier feel included in your family-life while they are away from those they love. Share photos or video of family events, children's birthdays, holidays, or just a typical day at home with the kids with a digital video slideshow. With a DVD slideshow or musical photo montage using photos you take of the special occassions or just the day-to-day events of the past few months, you can share the passing moments of life together, even while you're apart. This is a great reason to make a video scrapbook on DVD. And we offer a discount for the family of military personnel at all times. We work in your location: Cincinnati OH, Lima OH, Charleston WV, Boston MA, Long Branch NY, Charlotte NC, Calabasas, CA, Alpharetta, GA.
Other occassions and that we create musical photo slide shows or retrospect video albums for include: Quinceañera, retirements, Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzvahs, new baby, anniversary, retirement slideshow, military. We will create video slideshow discs for: Elmira NY, Spring, TX, Eden Prairie, Minn., Vineland NJ, Menlo Park, CA, Deerfield, IL, Coppell TX, Lake Zurich, IL, Paterson NJ, Hamilton OH, Arlington VA, Denver CO, Fargo ND.
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About our company: Royal Oak Media is based in Logan, OH -- just outside of Columbus, OH. We serve clients throughout the United States, as well as the Lancaster, Nelsonville, Athens, and Columbus Ohio Area. We have created video albums, slideshows and montages locally and nationally. Some of the areas where we will work are listed here: 50th Wedding anniversary slide show Dublin, OH, Granville, OH, Flint MI, New Albany, OH, Cincinnati OH, Indianapolis IN, San Jose, CA, Lafayette, CA, Buffalo NY, Bethesda, Maryland, Philadelphia PA Wedding slide show Galena, OH, Chicago IL, Worthington, Ohio, Boston, MA, Worthington, OH, Parkersburg WV, Milwaukee WI, Baltimore MD
New Baby: Share a new birth in your family. We can put together a slideshow that incorporates baby photos, new mom and dad, grand-parents, in-laws, etc. Let us help you get the word out about your new addition to your family circle. We work in your location: Fort Wayne IN, Bethesda MD, Bridgeport Stamford, CT, Memphis TN, Detroit MI, Livingston, NJ, Sugar Land, TX.Wedding professional software editing Pickerington, Ohio, Alexandria VA, Village of Indian Hill, OH, Baltimore, Maryland, Roanoke VA, Toledo OH, Palo Alto, California, Naples, FL, Cedar Rapids IA Wedding reception Mansfield OH , Hunting Valley, Ohio, Winchester, MA, Malvern, PA, Randolph, NJ, Libertyville, IL, Midland, TX, German Village, OH, Battle Creek MI, Springboro, OH, Richmond VA, Dayton OH, McLean, Virginia, Springfield MO Birthday slideshow Muncie IN, Westerville, Ohio, New York NY, Akron OH, Hartford, CT, Redondo Beach CA, Menlo Park California, Powell, Ohio, Philadelphia, PA, White Plains NY, Huntsville AL, Westerville OH, Long Branch NJ, Canton OH Graduation Openhouse blu-rey disc Columbia, SC, Oxnard, CA, Bexley, OH, Lewis Center, Ohio, Santa Cruz, CA, Napa, CA, New Haven, CT, Zanesville, OH Family Tribute video slideshow Providence RI, Upper Arlington, OH, Worcestor MA, Altoona PA, Orlando FL, Bloomington IN, Waterbury CT, Winston-Salem NC, Chattanooga TN, Wilmington DE Engagement announcement Blu-ray disk Hagerstown MD, Foster City, California, Evansville IN, Morristown, NJ, Wheeling WV, Nashville Tenn. As you can see from this partial list, it doesn't matter how near or far you live from our geographic location. We keep in close contact with you throughout the time we are making your video album or slideshow by means of email, telephone and traditional mail. So, distance is not a problem.
Likewise, we do not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, age, race or religion. For example, we create slideshows for people of various faiths such as: Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Amish Mennonite Church, Baptists, Pentecostal, Assemblies of God, United Brethren, Anglican, Apostolic, Christian, Missionary Alliance, Anglican, African Methodist, United Evangelical, Free Evangelical, Holiness, Presbyterian, Methodist, Episcopal, Lutheran, Congregationalist, Anabaptist, Charismatic, Messianic Jewish, Protestant Reformed, Calvinist, Seventh-day Adventist, Mormon, Church of Latter Day Saints, LDS, Jehovah Witness, Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, Judaism.
Much of our creative work revolves around marriage and family. As such, we support ministries whose goal is celebrating and honoring marriage, including Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend, Engaged Encounter, Retrouvaille, Marriage Retreat, Marriage Enrichment, Marriage Boot Camp, Marriage Alive, Marriage Works, Focus on the Family, Smart Marriages, Marriage Retorno, Defending Holy Matrimony, Family Dynamics Institute, Marriage Builders, Family Life Today, Growthtrac, Marriage Partnership, Marriage Romance, Jewish Marriage Encounter.
We service the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.