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I have some old negatives that I would like to get developed and I can't find any place that does that anymore. Does anyone know of a place I can send them? Thanks so much.
By Jan from Springfield, MN
I took 2 rolls of film to Walgreens within the past 6-8 months and they were able to be developed.
I've used York (MCW posted their link below) and also Clark Color Labs:
At the bottom under "Our Services" you can click on "Send in film".
I have old roll of camera film that has not been developed. Some are from when my children were young. My son is now 42 and my daughter died at 35. Can I get an address where to send these to get developed?
You could go to this company. thedarkroom.com/
You have my sympathy on the loss of your daughter!
Since this film has precious photos, go local first if you can so you can hand deliver and hand pick up with no risk of the dreaded USPS mangling your precious memories.
Does your Walmart or CVS still develop film? Our CVS still did last I looked a year or so ago.
This list (LINK AT BOTTOM OF MESSAGE) has a bunch of places in cities around the country where you can go in person (and a few mail away which would be my solution of last resort)...since you didn't say where you are, maybe one of them will be local to you!
Good luck and G-d bless!
I agree that it would be best if you could have the processing done locally rather than a mail-in site/company.
I have had "found" 35M film developed recently at my local Walmart so I believe you may still be able to have Walmart or one of the other stores do yours.
Just be prepared if the condition and scope of the pictures do not hold up to today's pictures. Some of my pictures were good but some were disappointing. Hopefully all of yours will turn out great.
Yes stores still develop film.
I got it done at CVS, it does take about a week.
You can check your area (zip code) www.cvs.com/
Look for professional photo supply stores in your area or in the nearest big city. There are still many photographers who use film. I got my husband an older camera and we were able to purchase the old film and get it developed at Pro Photo Supply in Portland, OR.
If you don't have access to any in your local area, you might try Costco. They do send their film out but they have great customer service. I'd trust them much more than someplace like Walgreens or CVS.
Good luck, I hope there are lots of great past memories stored on that film.
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I have 100 year old negatives and they are fading fast. I have tried many places to get them developed, but no one will do it around here. I have tried Walmart, a photo shop, and even a tech school. I would like to know how to do it on my computer if possible, but don't have any idea how. Any ideas?
Deb from Carlisle, PA
What about posting a wanted on Craig's list (12/11/2008)
Check with any local museums! (12/11/2008)
If you go to Bed, Bath and Beyond home page there is a Vupoint Solutions Slide and Negative Converter on the third row, second picture, or just do a search. I used it to archive old negatives and it was extremely easy and great results. Only $99, use a coupon. (12/12/2008)
If you have old negatives and a computer scanner you can scan the negative as a picture. Then you can go under black and white photo and invert the colors. I had to play with the grayscale and such, but I have changed quite a few old negatives into photo quality since it is under black and white and grayscale. It may seem a bit odd at first, but experiment and you can get some decent pictures. I had a huge negative of my uncle's confirmation class, it was an 8 by 10m and it came out very nicely. I have discovered a couple of pictures of my mother as a child and she passed away at 92. I was thrilled with the outcome. (04/23/2010)
Hi. Try Walmart, or you can buy an attachment for a scanner that will print negatives. Hope this helps you. (06/04/2005)
Contact your local community college and see if they have photography classes. They should have a dark room and might process your film as part of a lesson. (06/04/2005)
I didn't think it was possible, but I took some negatives that were at least 50 years old to my local Walmart and they did a great job on them.
Anna, I think I can help you with the development of negatives. I cannot do the film. You can email me at mbtanner7 AT yahoo.com (remove spaces) if you still need the service. (01/24/2006)
Hello. My company specializes in this type of work. All film is developed in an age compensating developer, scanned to digital, contrast corrected, color corrected (when applicable), degrained, sharpened and spotted. Prints are then made from the corrected digital files. You will receive back negatives, prints and cd-r and will not be charged if there is no image on your film. All the best, Film Rescue International. (05/09/2007)