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Film Processing - In Store (Click & Drop)

Description

Film processing is a crucial step in the workflow of film photography that transforms exposed film into tangible images. This process involves developing the latent image captured on the film and preparing it for printing or digital scanning. Here's an overview of film processing, highlighting the steps involved and the importance of each stage.

Film processing whether it is colour or black & white, it is a click away to start process at 21studio Photolab. 

Choose your desired service from our range of processing options and then place order. 

Your film should be dropped at, 

21STUDIO PHOTOLAB (FUJIFILM)

21 Whitechapel Road

London, E1 1DU

Do not forget to include your order number with your film to avoid any delay. 

The Cut-off/Drop-off time for In-Store Same day development is 2 PM and for Express/1 hour development is 5 PM. 

Once your order is placed and we received your film, we will start processing immediately. 

If you are in urgency, 21STUDIO PHOTOLAB is here to help you. Please contact us before placing order to find the best possible delivery option suits for you. We might charge some extra amount for other postal options. 

If you want your negative get back, kindly select the option when placing order. We will keep your Negative for 4weeks. 

We have in store and click and collect options for you. Please go to our in store service, if you want to collect it from 21Studio Photolab Aldgate East .

What size are your scans?

Standard Resolution JPEG  3130X2075 PIXELS Approx 5Mb , best for social media Prints can go up to A4

Premium Resolution JPEG  6774X4492 pixels approx 20Mb, Great for archiving cropping&printing larger print sizes over A4

Premium TIFF (8bit) 6774x4492 pixels approx 80Mb For Editing the file will have more latitude for editing and colour grading . 

Premium TIFF (16bit) 6774x4492 pixels approx 180Mb For Editing the file will have more latitude for editing and colour grading ,

Even larger files to work with. 180mb , Best for critical work. 16bit per colour channel.

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Description

Film processing is a crucial step in the workflow of film photography that transforms exposed film into tangible images. This process involves developing the latent image captured on the film and preparing it for printing or digital scanning. Here's an overview of film processing, highlighting the steps involved and the importance of each stage.

Film processing whether it is colour or black & white, it is a click away to start process at 21studio Photolab. 

Choose your desired service from our range of processing options and then place order. 

Your film should be dropped at, 

21STUDIO PHOTOLAB (FUJIFILM)

21 Whitechapel Road

London, E1 1DU

Do not forget to include your order number with your film to avoid any delay. 

The Cut-off/Drop-off time for In-Store Same day development is 2 PM and for Express/1 hour development is 5 PM. 

Once your order is placed and we received your film, we will start processing immediately. 

If you are in urgency, 21STUDIO PHOTOLAB is here to help you. Please contact us before placing order to find the best possible delivery option suits for you. We might charge some extra amount for other postal options. 

If you want your negative get back, kindly select the option when placing order. We will keep your Negative for 4weeks. 

We have in store and click and collect options for you. Please go to our in store service, if you want to collect it from 21Studio Photolab Aldgate East .

What size are your scans?

Standard Resolution JPEG  3130X2075 PIXELS Approx 5Mb , best for social media Prints can go up to A4

Premium Resolution JPEG  6774X4492 pixels approx 20Mb, Great for archiving cropping&printing larger print sizes over A4

Premium TIFF (8bit) 6774x4492 pixels approx 80Mb For Editing the file will have more latitude for editing and colour grading . 

Premium TIFF (16bit) 6774x4492 pixels approx 180Mb For Editing the file will have more latitude for editing and colour grading ,

Even larger files to work with. 180mb , Best for critical work. 16bit per colour channel.

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Scanning Details

Medium JPEG scans:
Approximately 3000 x 2000 pixels (6MP) and approx. 4-6MB
Ideal for using across social media, website/portfolio and printable up to A4

High JPEG scans:
Approximately 6000 x 4000 pixels (24MP) and approx. 20-30MB
Perfect for those wanting larger resolution files for printing or displaying larger on your website/portfolio. Also ideal for archiving.

High-Res TIFF scans:
Approximately 6000 x 4000 pixels (24MP) and approx. 70-100MB
This option is perfect for those wanting to make any finer edits or adjustments to their photos, as these 16 bit TIFFs will stand up to much heavier editing than a JPEG. Also perfect for printing in almost all circumstances.

How long we keep negative?

Considering our customers' privacy, 21Studio destroys any negatives kept in the store after 2 weeks of time. You can collect it within this time period and no claim will be accepted after that.

For any custom order

If you have any custom query, use one of following ways to reach us, or just pop-in to shop.

For any query, we are here to help:
address-icon   21 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1DU
phone-icon  0203 417 5858
How does film processing work

1. Film Development: The first step in film processing is developing the exposed
film. Film development is a chemical process that converts the silver halide
crystals on the film into metallic silver, forming the visible image. This process
occurs in a darkroom or a specialized film processing lab, where the film is
carefully loaded onto reels or drums and immersed in a series of chemical
solutions. The development time and temperature must be precisely controlled to
achieve optimal results.
2. Fixing: After the film has been developed, it needs to be fixed to remove any
remaining silver halide crystals. Fixing involves immersing the film in a fixer
solution that dissolves and removes the unexposed silver halide, leaving behind
only the developed metallic silver image. Proper fixing ensures the image is
stable and not susceptible to further changes or deterioration.
3. Washing: Washing the film is a critical step that removes residual chemicals
from the previous stages. The film is rinsed in clean water, usually in running
water or a series of water baths, to ensure all traces of developer and fixer are
eliminated. Thorough washing helps prevent chemical residue from affecting the
film's longevity and image quality.
4. Drying: After washing, the film is carefully dried to prevent water spots and
ensure it is ready for further handling. Various methods can be used for drying,
such as air-drying, using film drying cabinets, or hanging the film in a dust-free
environment. Proper drying helps maintain the film's integrity and prepares it for
scanning or printing.
5. Scanning and Printing: Once the film is processed and dried, it can be scanned
or printed to produce final images. Scanning involves using a dedicated film
scanner or a specialized film scanner attachment to digitize the film's images,
converting them into digital files. These files can then be edited, shared online, or
printed. Alternatively, the film can be used for traditional darkroom printing, where
an enlarger is used to project the image onto light-sensitive paper, creating
physical prints.
❖ Importance of Film Processing: Film processing plays a vital role in preserving
the photographer's vision and capturing memories with care. Here are some key
reasons why film processing is significant:
1. Image Quality and Aesthetics: Proper film processing ensures that the images on
the film are developed accurately, resulting in high-quality and well-balanced
photographs. Each step in the process contributes to the final image's sharpness,
detail, and tonal range, allowing the photographer's creative intent to be faithfully
represented.
2. Archival Quality and Longevity: Appropriate film processing techniques and
archival-quality materials help ensure the long-term preservation of film
negatives. By carefully processing the film and removing residual chemicals, the
film's stability and resistance to fading or degradation can be enhanced, ensuring
the images stand the test of time.
3. Artistic Expression and Unique Film Characteristics: Film processing allows
photographers to tap into the distinctive characteristics and aesthetic qualities
associated with different types of film stocks. Each film has its own color palette,
contrast range, and grain structure, contributing to the overall look and feel of the
final images. Proper processing techniques help bring out the best in each film
stock, enhancing its unique qualities.
4. Creative Control and Personalized Workflow: For photographers who develop
their own film, the processing stage provides an opportunity for creative control
and personalized workflow. By carefully adjusting development times, dilutions,
and other variables, photographers can tailor the look of their images to suit their
artistic preferences and achieve consistent results.
Film processing is a craft that requires precision, expertise, and attention to detail.
Whether done in a professional lab or by individual photographers, it is an essential step
in the journey of film photography, ensuring that cherished memories are preserved and
captured with care.

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