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Film processing

Posted 02/08/2013 - 13:30 Link
Yesterday evening I had the urge to take all the old prime lenses I never use out into the garden and have some fun with flowers, insects and whatever else I found. Had a good time, didn't really get anything stunning but enjoyed myself.

As a side effect of this I turned out my two gadget bags which serve as general photographic storage and discovered three interesting facts:

1: I have two SFX bodies. Bonus camera!

2: One of my SFX bodies has a film in it which is on 21 out of 24 (this I had dim recollections of being the case)

3: My Auto110 also has a film in it, currently on 18 of 24

Both films have been in the cameras for years, I have no idea what's on the 110, the 35mm is almost certainly a theme park trip. Both films are well out of date, but also low speed so I have high hopes that developing them might produce some interesting memories if not any actual wall hangers.

Hence, I want to get them developed, but I don't want to spend too much doing it. Noting that my former favourite developers, dLab7, now only seem to do digital printing, who would you recommend for reasonably low cost but reliable film development?
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Posted 02/08/2013 - 14:50 Link
City Photographic, Bedford Place, Southampton could do both 110 and 35mm.

Equally Snapy Snap franchise shops could assist. They're in a number of towns but the services differ from place to place.

Peak Imaging in Sheffield offer an amazing service and will process old films but not 110 format I'm afraid. They'll process and just provide a contact sheet.

I can even recommend someone that processes 620 and 127 format films!

Trust this helps.
Posted 10/10/2013 - 22:54 Link
link are the cheapest if you aren't concerned about the finest development possible.

I got development, 6x4 prints and scans for 8.

Royal mail charged me 3 to post the film though! Grrrrrr
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