15 creative ways to mail your film!

Photography is creative and film photographers are inspired and original. Aside from seeing some truly amazing images, we see some very creative techniques… or at least interesting ways our customers pack their precious little time capsules of film. Below are some of our favorites.








Hmm, what's this little present? Oh, more work to do :O Hmm, what’s this little present? Oh, more work to do :O




Like a cereal box... got a little prize inside. Like a cereal box… got a little prize inside.

hmm, hopefully this customer is okay. hmm, hopefully this customer is okay.


Now these are more on the functional side of the spectrum and less on the creative.





17 responses to “15 creative ways to mail your film!”

  1. MaryNell Camp says:

    Thanks! VERY amusing. Next?

  2. Carol says:

    Awww…I just sent mine in without any creativity enclosed! Oh well next time 🙂

  3. Mark Feldstein says:

    This is great stuff! Thanks for sharing it and now I realize the meaning of the phrase “Necessity is the mother of invention.” :>) Try doing THIS with a pack of pixels.

  4. Paul says:

    Very cool article. Reminds me I had a question for you guys. Been wanting to send in some large format (4×5) film and wondered the best way to send it. I’m all out of plastic Easter eggs. 😉

  5. Marilyn says:

    To cute!

  6. Jerp says:

    The gift was a lie D:

  7. Cynthia says:

    The bar has been raised!

  8. Bruce says:

    Wow, I am boooring! I just send mine in the envelope you provide. I promise to be more creative from now on. You have great customers, and you are a great lab!

  9. Susan says:

    I could definitely keep you guys in little socks – it’s what I sell in my spare time.
    As a matter of fact – I just happen to have a tiny spare odd sock sitting right here!

  10. Edgar says:

    I HAVE to buy the M&M candies just for the containers. Geez, then I HAVE to eat the candy…

  11. Emeline says:

    There’s a terrific amount of knwgdeloe in this article!

  12. Richard says:

    Question: Where does film go that has maximum exposure?
    Answer: The latitude of Cannes, France is 43.552849, and the longitude is 7.017369.

  13. Samuel says:

    This made me chuckle. I’ve definitely sent my film in a few funky containers before. Thanks for the fun!

  14. dvdclrsn says:

    Tell them the one about the guy who sent in a film canister full of sand and a seashell from the beach instead of his film….

  15. Jim says:

    Wow…now I have a goal every time I send my film in… 🙂


  16. Gloria Soto says:

    I would never think of mailing my film in any of those ways. Cute, creative and absurd! A lipstick case, lol👄

  17. Scot Langdon says:

    I have 4 rolls of 120 film and you sent me a mailer. It looked like one of the FAQ packing photos showed one mailer taped to an envelope with multiple rolls inserted. Is this an approved mailing method to send to you? Thanks Scot

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