Places that still process film in Vancouver, WA

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  1. rjay1992

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    Hello everyone,

    Are there any places in Vancouver that will process film?. There is a Walgreens, but they told me they will cease this very soon. I know there are places in Portland, but I tend to avoid going there unless I have to. Does anyone know any hole in the wall places around there that still process film? I am really looking for a place that can process 35mm, 110, and even 120 if at all possible.

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  2. John_Nikon_F

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    I'd send a PM to Kiron Kid. He's also in VanWA and may have some ideas. Other options would be to mail the rolls to Panda Lab near Seattle Center, or if C-41, mail them to Kenmore Camera or Omega Photo in Kenmore, WA and Bellevue, WA, respectively. Or, just bite the bullet, get on I-5 south, take the Bypass 30 exit headed west and go to Blue Moon, which really isn't that far from Vancouver. Probably about 6-7 miles or so. Portland really isn't any worse than driving in Seattle. Might actually be a bit better.
     
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    The last time I checked Panda Lab doesn't do mail order. I live about 2 miles from Kenmore Camera and didn't know they do developing. I may give them a shot next time I need C41 but they don't do E-6. I do buy chemistry from them occasionally. I usually do mail order to The Darkroom in California, they do C41, E-6 and black and white, plus they do a great job with the scanning. I can usually download my scans within a week of putting it in the mail.
     
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    when i lived in portland for 8 months i went to either blu moon or pro photo supply. pro photo was great as they stock lots of film at the same price as B&H
     
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    Yeah, Kenmore still does it. Price is still $9.95 for process and high-res scan to CD. Omega *might* do E-6, I do know that they can do B&W, no problem.

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    I can give a strong recommendation to Citizen's Photo in Portland. I've never had a scratched neg from them. They can do everything--35mm, 120, 3x4, 4x5, 5x7, up to 8x10. Nice guys who know what they're doing.


    Kent in SD
     
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    Kenmore camera is GREAT as their prices for develop only (if you scan / print yourself) is the fairly cheap at <$4 a roll regardless of if it's 35mm, 120, or 220 size C-41 film. They'll also cross-process E-6 film if you ask for it, although it's slower than the 1 or 2 day turnaround because they only use the last bits of chemicals in a batch to run cross-process so that it doesn't ruin the chems for others.

    Omega photo in Bellevue has c-41 machines but their E-6 and black-and-white are actually sent to Panda Lab in downtown Seattle for processing. I guess it's a good option for those living on the Eastside who don't want to brave the traffic to drop in and out of Panda Lab during their business hours.

    I've heard great things about Citizen's Photo if you're going to mail out a huge bulk bunch for developing / scans, and Blue Moon as well. Portland has really good options so it makes sense to hop across the state line instead of seek to send stuff to Seattle for processing.