Film Processing – C41 and B&W

Hand-processed in small batches using clean and fresh chemistry


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Photograph by Jim Marshall

A complete solution for shooting film in an digital world.

In our age of instant gratification, there’s something romantic about waiting to see how your photos come out.

Your precious film is in good hands with our friendly staff, who have been processing negatives for more than 40 years.

It’s our job to ensure your color and B&W film negatives get the expert attention they deserves.

Whether you’re an artist, amateur shutterbug, or just want to see what’s on that old point-and-shoot camera, we’re here to help.

I’m a professional photographer and I always take my medium and large format film here.

My film is always perfectly developed, dust free, and on time.

~ Penguin P.

Process + Scan

Save up to 70%

If you just need C-41 or B&W film processing, we do that. Or, if you need something more comprehensive (scans, contact sheets, etc), we can take care of that too. Whichever service you choose, our promise remains the same:

Your film is hand-processed in small batches.

We use clean and fresh chemistry for each run, ensuring perfect consistency.

After processing, your negatives are scanned and carefully adjusted on our custom-built film scanner. A hi-res digitally-produced contact sheet is included.

So bring in (or send us) your negatives and let us bring our decades of experience to your film.

Let’s chat about your project

(415) 252-1300
[email protected]

Film Processing Services







Contact Sheet

An 8.5×11″ contact sheet, C-printed on Fujicolor Crystal Archive paper. Please note, 220 film requires two contact sheets.

Clip/Snip Test

The first five inches of your film is clipped and processed to determine if a variation in development (pushing or pulling) is necessary.


We can increase or decrease the development time to compensate for over- or under-exposed negatives. Service available from +3 to -1 stops.

Film Scanning

Individual scans:
cut rolls and frames

Individual film negatives are scanned and carefully adjusted for color, contrast and density on our custom-built film scanner. Files are sized for 8×10″ prints at 300dpi.

35mm, 120, 220


*Prices are per frame/image

Hi-Resolution Scans:
Imacon, Flatbed and Drum Scanning

The very best in scanning, for film negatives, transparencies, flat art and reflective originals up to 17×17”. Suitable for printing at sizes up to 60×90″.

For more information and pricing, see our scanning page.


Our Mission Dolores Park location is open by appointment only

Our friendly staff loves to share their expertise and experience. Come in, load up your photos on a Mac workstation, sip on an organic espresso or tea, and let us help you create the perfect print.

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We’re always here to help
(415) 252-1300
[email protected]

Monday: 10 – 6
Tuesday: 10 -7
Wednesday: 10 – 6

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