Photo Lab Blog

Slide film vs
22
Sep 2016

Slide Film vs Color Negative Film

In short, slide film produces a positive image on a transparent base, while color negatives the lightest areas of the photographed subject appear darkest and the darkest areas appear lightest. The color negative film is then reversed during scanning. Slide film is commonly referred to as “E-6” because of the development process consists of 6 baths which includes developer, stop and fixer. While...

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14
Sep 2016

Changing Seasons Film Photography Contest

Autumn will be here before we know it and with the changing seasons comes beautiful scenes just waiting to be captured on film.  We’d love to see your “Changing Seasons” film photography, from; colorful autumn leaves, foggy fall mornings, the first snow of the season, budding trees, to spring blossoms, etc. Top three finalists will...

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30
Aug 2016

Tips for storing photographic film… and it is not always the refrigerator.

Most everyone knows about storing film in the refrigerator, but there's more to know.

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Aug 2016

How does a cheap roll of Fujicolor 200 film compare the professional grade Ektar 100?

We decided to head down to our local beach and compare an inexpensive roll of $3 Fujicolor 200 and the professional grade $7 roll of Ektar 100 film. Both are lower iso color negative film, but Ektar 100 with it’s 36 frames and super fine grain costs twice as much as a roll of Fujicolor 200 with 24 frames. Fujicolor 200 vs...

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24
Aug 2016

See what effect heat can have on a roll of film.

Side-by-side comparison - you won't believe how heat can affect film.

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30
Jul 2016

The Darkroom Voted Best Photo Lab – [F]Network Awards

By tracy mikulec In Film Photography,Photo Lab Blog

The Darkroom is honored to be voted best photo lab by [F]Awards. Framed Network conducted an independent poll of film enthusiasts for the Best Photo Labs and The Darkroom was recognized as the winner of the Best film Processing Lab category.  [F]Networks is a photography show that features unique talents, tutorials and workshops for the aspiring...

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14
Jul 2016

“Outdoor Fun” Film Photography Contest

With summer in full swing it’s a great time to get outside and shoot some film. We’d love to see your “Outdoor Fun” film photography, from; sunny days at the beach, carnival rides, evenings at your local fair, to hiking and camping adventures, summer vacations, etc - as long as it was captured on film outdoors during the summer it qualifies!

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street-photography-contest
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Jul 2016
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May 2016

“Street Photography” film contest!

There's nothing like a raw, candid moment captured on film; that's was street photography is all about. We'd love to see your street photography film photos, from candid moments, street portraits, street still lifes, to urban landscapes...submit your film street photography for a chance to win a great prize!

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18
Mar 2016

“New Beginnings” film photography contest!

We would love to see your film photos that represent a new beginning!

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