Film Developing

The following film labs have been recommended by a filmbodies.com reader. Please note that this information is just "pass along." I can't vet any of this information other than perhaps that these businesses exist. Nevertheless, with the declining number of options for developing film, I thought it worthwhile to see what site readers were using and recommending.

The information came from responses to my article Let's Crowd Source. I asked readers who had experience with a local lab to provide the name, how much film they were having developed in the last year, and how many screw-ups they've encountered. I'll continue to update this article as I get more responses. So keep them coming, both good and bad. 

US:

  • AgX Imaging, Sault Saint Marie, MI, agximaging.com, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 2 years; note E6 only
  • Blue Moon, Portland OR, bluemooncamera.com, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 1 year
  • BWC Photo Imaging, Dallas TX, bwc.net, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 1 year
  • The Darkroom, San Clemente CA, thedarkroom.com, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using less than a year
  • DR5, Denver CO, dr5.com, 1-9 rolls, no screw-ups, using 1 year
  • Mpix, Pittsburg KS, mpix.com, 1-9 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 1 year
  • NCPS, Carslbad CA, northcoastphoto.com, 1-10 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 2 years
  • Panopticon Image, Rockland MA, panopticonimaging.com, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 6 years
  • Praus Productions/Edgar Praus, Rochester NY, 4photolab.com, 100+ year, 0 screw-ups, using 25+ years
  • Pro Camera, Charlottesville VA, procameraus.com, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 10 years
  • Richard Photo Lab, Hollywood CA, richardphotolab.com, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 2 years
  • Sunshine Color Lab, Manhattan NY, no Web site, using 1 year
  • TCR Photo Imaging Center, Tempe AZ, tempecamera.biz, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 4 years
  • Vista, Manhattan NY, vistaimaginggroup.com, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 3 years

International:

  • Buenos Aires Color, Buenos Aires Argentina, buenosairescolor.com.ar, 1-9 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 9 years
  • Don's Photo, Saskatoon Canada, donsphoto.com, 1-10 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 5 years
  • Downtown Camera, Toronto Canada, downtowncamera.com, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 8 years
  • Foto Supplies, Albury NSW Australia, camerahouse.com.au/albury, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 30 years
  • GPC Labworks, Ottawa Canada, gpclabworks.com, 60 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 2 years
  • Mr. Film, Shanghai China, 300+ rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 1 year
  • Colorluxe, Hong Kong China, 10+ rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 2 years
  • Color Utrecht, Utrecht Netherlands, colorutrecht.nl, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 5 years
  • Peak Imaging, Sheffield England, peak-imaging.co.uk, 10-99 rolls, 0 screw-ups, using 5 years
  • Vision Graphics, St. Leonards NSW Australia, visiongraphics.com, 100+ rolls, 0 screw-ups, using multiple years


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