What stores still process film?

What stores still process film?

CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart still develop film at most locations. While these chains do offer film developing services, they send your film to another location for processing, which means turnaround time is usually around a week.

Where can I process rolls of film?

Walmart, Walgreens, and CVS all provide film development services. Walmart has the cheapest options but longest turnaround time and limited options, Walgreens can have the fastest turnaround time but is more expensive, and CVS delivers the best quality with a short turnaround time.

Is Jessops still going?

In November 2004, Jessops finally went public. But the business began encountering financial problems from 2007 which led to a strategic review. In 2009, following refinancing, the group’s trade was transferred to a new holding company, Snap Equity Limited, while Jessops was placed into liquidation.

Is 35mm film still available?

Yes! 35mm is still made and is by far the most popular film format that we sell. 35mm is still made by a few of the big dogs in film such as Kodak, Ilford and Fujifilm as well as lots of lovely indie brands such as Film Washi, Dubblefilm and revolog.

Does it matter where you get your film developed?

If you end up doing a lot of B&W, be careful of where you develop it, often they’ll ruin the film by either processing it too long or too short. If it’s up to me, I’d set up a small darkroom so you can process your own film and then take the film somewhere and have them process the prints.

Is Jessops going into administration?

Jessops, the camera retailer owned by Dragons’ Den investor Peter Jones, has filed a notice to appoint administrators after it was affected by lockdown restrictions.

Why did Jessops fail?

Jessops is thought to have called in administrators after failing to win backing from landlords for an insolvency process known as a company voluntary arrangement which would have enabled store closures and rent cuts. Its collapse into administration comes after a similar move by Clintons, the card retailer.

Can old 35mm film still be developed?

Yes. Old film doesn’t go bad all at once – colors shift, contrast fades away, and fog builds up.