These days, you likely solely take photos on your smartphone and rarely print them. But we bet you have old prints kicking around in boxes or albums—with only one copy and negatives long lost. A photo scanner allows you to digitize these old photographs to preserve and organize them. Toss them in a cloud server, and you’re basically future-proofing those old memories. A photo scanner is also an excellent tool for photographers who prefer to shoot on film. Unlike document scanners, photo scanners have ultra-high resolution, and most can also print. Whether you’ve got photo negatives you want to preserve or family photos you’d rather not lose, these are the best scanners for photos available. Keep reading for quick info on our top picks, then scroll down for aspects to keep in mind as you’re buying, our selection process and criteria, and the full reviews.