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Developing of 35mm+ 120mm films + disposable cameras

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Friday 12th April 2024

The films we sent off on Monday have been returned, and scans sent out via 'WeTransfer'. All prints are ready to collect too.

Wednesday 10th  April 2024

Having sent the last lot of films off for developing a few days ago, we are now booking in our next batch for developing. I'm estimating that these will be sent off approx.  Monday 20th April.

Friday 22nd March 2024

I am dedicating some pages of this website to a project I've decided to start: Having worked here over 30 years, I went through the original years of customers using film cameras first time round. The world has changed so much since then, but these ancient film cameras are being used again by younger generations of people eager to explore film photography for the first time, second time round.

I'm interested in finding out more about these new film users.  So I've complied a list of questions, and am asking local film camera users if they would be willing to display some of their images on here, and  answer some questions if they are happy with that (unsurprisingly, the question of whether they are single and wealthy gets ignored lol). 

SO... the fist pages have been created, and can be viewed here.

If you would like a page too, to express your thoughts, film user experiences and images, call in the shop or ring us to get started (0114) 2667077. 

I am interested to display all sorts of films/methods/interests, including the newer film emulsions such as films like Lomography, Washi, Flic, Cinestill, etc, as well as old-school Gold, Ilford, Polaroid, Infrared films, 126mm, half-frame, panoramic, 127mm etc.

This is NOT a 'best photo' competition; it's about you and your love for film photography.  And it's just for local Sheffield dwellers at this time (whether indigenous or at Uni etc here).

ALSO...

1. I am starting to produce a series of  books for customers to read when they visit the shop. The first one I've made is for you to get more info on the more unusual films we stock (Washi, Lomography, Rollie, Flic etc). Just ask to see it. Please feel free to come and spend time in the shop reading it!

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2. I'm trawling through a load of old photos of our shop, and history, from the early 90's onwards. If you want to see a bit of our shops history and photos, see links on our social media page!  

WIll take a few months to compile but should be a laugh. 

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Simply call in to us and we will book your films/disposable cameras in. Work is usually returned to us between 3 and 11 working days, depending when you drop them off, and then you can collect it from our shop on Hickmott Road, S11 8QF.

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You can get your films either developed only and cut into strips, or get them scanned and emailed to you, or printed, or printed and scanned and emailed to you. For prints, chose Glossy or Matte finishes. White borders can be given if requested (4mm or 10mm) at no extra cost.

***See terms and conditions at bottom of page ***

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We are processing and printing loads of films for our analogue film fans - but what are they doing with those stacks of prints building up on bedroom floors? We have storage and display solutions! From dedicated print boxes to hold 700 6"x4" prints, with index separation cards, to actual photo albums. Come on, you know it makes sense op get those prints more organised! From £4 - £18

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Prices quoted below are for standard processing costs (EG: standard sleeving, normal camera settings etc)

Add ons:

-  0.80p for negatives sleeved in Kenro translucent ring binder pages

-  £1.20 for SECOL archival ring binder negative sleeving 

-  £4.00 for 12" X 8" contact sheets

-  £1.00 for films pushed one or two stops, or pulled one stop

COLOUR/C41 FILMS

The majority of colour film in use today requires C41 processing and it has been the industry standard since 1972. C41 and colour film for process C41 is completely homogenised: all film for this process, regardless of manufacturer, film speed etc. is designed to be processed in exactly the same way through C41. Once processed, the film negatives are easily recognisable by their orange-brown colour. Ag offer the highest quality, professionally monitored, C41 processing. As they are processing a lot of film on a daily basis, this also makes process control much easier for us and means much higher quality and more consistent results than a local lab with low volumes.

When scanning or printing your film, 'A G' experienced technicians professionally balance, by eye, all images individually for colour, contrast and density to ensure consistent results frame to frame, roll to roll. Their policy is to balance images so as to obtain the best from your film and deliver usable files with a balance of shadow and highlight detail – in line with our own judgement. If you would prefer flat, low contrast, scan files ready for your own balancing and editing, or no balancing at all, please mention this.

Please note: accuracy of your film exposure; film quality (including best before date), lens and camera quality / operation can have a very significant impact on the resulting scan or print quality. Whilst colour negative film does have a  lot of exposure latitude,  it is by far the best option to strive for the most accurate possible exposure which yields the best possible negative to work with. If you want a certain look, expose right in the first place, and then impose your style in post production.

Specifications:

  • Film Developer: FUJIFILM Fuji Hunt Professional EnviroNeg
  • Development temperature: 38°C +/- 0.2°
  • Processor Type: Noritsu short leader
  • Drying: clean air blower integrated into processor (no transfer of films to separate dryer)(no squeegee rack or blades).
  • Scanners: Noritsu HS-1800
  • Dust clean up: Yes
  • Digital ICE eliminates any dust, leaving a clean scan file.To minimise dust beforehand, thereby minimising the work of ICE, films are scanned ASAP after exiting processor. Scanning environment maintained. (Note: Digital ICE is not available when scanning black and white film due to the emulsion structure, however, it can be used with colour process B&W film, such as Ilford XP2.)

Prints on glossy or matte paper (if chosen). Scans sent via WeTransfer. 15-18mb size.


- Develop negs only £6.99  

   Extra films booked in at the same time £6 each


- Develop negsscanned and emailed  £13.99

   Extra films booked in at the same time £12.50 each

    HALF FRAME films £21.99

    PANORAMIC film £13.99


- Develop film with prints 6"x4" £14.99

  Extra set of prints £7 each

  Extra films booked in at the same time £13 each

   HALF FRAME film £21.99

   PANORAMIC 5" prints £19.50


- Developprint 6"x4" and scan + email £17.99

  Extra set of prints £7 each

  Extra films booked in at same time £15 each

   HALF FRAME films £34.99

  PANORAMIC film 5" prints £28.99


- Developprint  7.5" X 5"  £16.99

 Extra sets of prints £10 each


- Developprint to 7.5" X 5" scan + email £22.99

 Extra set of prints £10 each


Disposable colour camera development

Prints on glossy or matte paper if chosen)


- Develop only £7.99

    Extra films booked in at same time £7 each

 

- Developscan + email £14.99

   Extra disposable cameras booked in at same time £13.00 each

   

-  Develop and print to 6"x4" £15.99

    Extra set of prints £7 each

    Extra disposable cameras booked in at same time £14 each


-  Developscan + print email £18.99

   Extra set of prints £7 each

   Extra disposable cameras booked in at same time £17 each

 

BLACK AND WHITE FILMS

The black and white processing at 'A G' is done by traditional 'dip and dunk' processing, leading to: 

  • Correct and accurate development times are given to each film, fine tuned for our combination of developer type and methods. This is critically important with black and white processing.
  • Very high levels of processing consistency. Customers are able to expose their black and white films repeatedly, and with confidence, for optimum results – safe in the knowledge that their processing is exactly the same, order to order.
  • Best possible grain structure, shadow detail and contrast are obtained from their chosen developer (Ilford ILFOTEC DD) which offers a superb all round balance of fine grain, emulsion speed and sharpness.
  • The dip and dunk type processor for black and whitefilms was built new for them and installed in 2021. Dip and dunk enables the finest possible quality in processing.

Black and white 35mmm and 120mm films  

Prints on glossy or matte paper if chosen. Scans sent VIA WeTransfer at 15-18mb size.


Develop negs only  £7.99

   Extra films booked in at same time £6.50 each


Develop negs, scan and email £14.99

   Extra films booked in at same time £12.50 each

    HALF FRAME  £19.99

   PANORAMIC  £13.99


Develop negs and print 6"x4"  £14.99

   Extra set of prints £10

   Extra films booked in at same time £12.50 each

     HALF FRAME £23.99

   PANORAMIC 5" prints £23.99


Develop negs, scanemail, and print 6"x4" £19.99

   Extra set of prints £10

   Extra films booked in at same time £17 each

     HALF FRAME £37.99

   PANORAMIC 5" prints £29.99


Develop and print to 7.5" X 5"  £17.99

   Extra sets of prints £13 each

   Extra films booked in at same time £15.99 each


- Developscanemail and print 7.5" X 5" prints £23.99

   Extra sets of prints £13 each

   Extra films booked in at same time £21 each

 

Disposable black+white cameras

Prints on glossy or matte paper if chosen


Developscan and email £15.99


Developand print to 6" X 4"  £15.99

 

Developscanemail and print to 6" X 4"  £20.99

 

SCANNING SERVICE AT SAME TIME AS FILM DEVELOPING

We use 'A G's medium resolution scanning service, giving 15-18Mb scans emailed to you and put onto a CD.  When scanning or printing your film, 'A G's experienced technicians professionally balance, by eye, all images individually for colour, contrast and density to ensure consistent results frame to frame, roll to roll.

Their policy is to balance images so as to obtain the best from your film and deliver usable files with a balance of shadow and highlight detail – in line with their own judgement. Please note: accuracy of your film exposure; film quality (including best before date), lens and camera quality / operation can have a very significant impact on the resulting scan quality. Whilst colour negative film does have a  lot of exposure latitude,  it is by far the best option to strive for the most accurate possible exposure which yields the best possible negative to work with. If you want a certain look, expose right in the first place, and then impose your style in post production. 

  • Scanners: Noritsu HS-1800
  • Dust clean up: Yes.
  • Digital ICE eliminates any dust, leaving a clean scan file.
  • To minimise dust beforehand, thereby minimising the work of ICE, films are scanned ASAP after exiting processor.
  • Scanning environment maintained. (Note: Digital ICE is not available when scanning black and white film due to the emulsion structure, however, it can be used with colour process B&W film, such as Ilford XP2.)

DIGITAL PRINTS OFF NEGS AND SLIDE FILM

6" X 4" prints         90p   OVER 50      80p

7.5" X 5"               1.60    "            "     1.40

6" X 8"/9"              3.40     "            "    3.00

10"/12" X 8"          3.90     "             "   3.50

A4                         4.20     "             "   3.80

12" X 10"               4.90    

12" X 16"               7.50

!2" X 18" + A3        9.50

16" X 20"               28.00

16" X 24"               32.00

20" X 30"               49.00 

OTHER INFO

Paper finishes available are gloss or silk or matte. Prints can be done with white borders if requested, at no extra cost. 

We can't emphasize enough the importance of the quality of 35mm analogue film developing. The problem with cheaper in-house processors is that it can result in inconsistency of quality, negs scratched, poor printing with haphazard results. Often people blame their camera, or poor film, when cheap processing is the culprit. Believe us, we know, having been doing this for over 35 years! You DO get what you pay for. Our service is not the cheapest but if you want consistently brilliant results, here we are!

Please note that when our film developing customers ask for their film scans to be emailed to them, they are sent via a 'WeTransfer' email link. This link is only valid for 7 days. All scanning work also comes with a CD at no extra cost.

The scans are sent at low resolution, you then need to click the link to download the larger file sizes to your phone or laptop.

At extra cost you can also ask for film speed changes, cross-processing, and clip tests. 

You can drop 35mm/120mm analogue films off for developing, any time Tuesdays -Saturdays, 11am - 4pm.

However, if you need help and advice on any aspect of 35mm film photography/questions about your 35mm or medium format camera and equipment/darkroom problems etc, then it's best to come in on a Thursday or Friday and pick boss Johns' brains. With over 35 years experience with film cameras and darkroom printing, they are very knowledgeable brains indeed! He is very happy to help and advise anyone with his experience, so don't be shy to ask him questions!

**   Larger print sizes also available ( 6"x9" and 12"x8"), enquire by email or in the shop!   **                                                              

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********There's a big pile of uncollected films that have been developed, scanned and/or printed, that have not  been collected, going back to 2019! Negatives are very precious and you may need them in the future, so if this rings a bell with you, please call in soon to collect them thanks. ********

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When we book 35mm films in for processing, we often get left the empty cannisters. We collect them for people who want them for lots of different uses (Eg: keeping seeds in, spices and herbs when travelling etc). So if you need any, call in and grab some off us.

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Ring (0114) 2667077, or email j-darwin@btconnect.com, or call into our shop for further help! 18 Hickmott Road, S11 8QF

In case of short notice temporary closures, it's best to check 'Jens Blog' for info on any changes to opening hours!

*** TERMS AND CONDITIONS for ALL film services ***

It is impossible for us to assess the value of originals and unprocessed film supplied by you the customer, and the charges made for our services do not reflect or incorporate unlimited liability.

Customers must insure work of special value.

All orders for processing and printing are accepted on the basis that their value does not exceed the cost of equivalent new unprocessed material.

In the unlikely event of loss or damage, whether caused by negligence or otherwise, liability is limited to the cost of an equivalent amount of unexposed film and refund of any processing charges paid.

We cannot be held liable for any loss, damage or delay to your work from any cause.

Our Customers are to ensure that all material supplied to the us for processing, copying or reproduction is free from any third party claim or infringement. We accept orders only on the understanding that the Customer is the copyright owner; the work is out of copyright; or the customer has the copyright holders written consent, and this must be supplied to us with the order.

If completed film developments are not collected, after 2 years we may have to dispose of uncollected negatives and prints due to storage issues.

Our Customer indemnifies Sheffield Photographic Centre against all costs, claims, damages and losses of any type brought by any third party in respect of any copyright infringement allegation.

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