From 35mm, 120, 4×5, and 8×10 sheet film, we support and develop all E-6 films including Kodak Ektachrome, Fujifilm Fujichrome Velvia*, Fujifilm Fujichrome Provia, InfraChrome Color Infrared, and almost any film that uses the E-6 process.
35mm film is optionally mounted in writable plastic mounts. Push and pull available in 1/8 stop increments. Prints, DVD, USB are also available at time of processing.
Specializing in transparency E-6 film developing and infrared film, our Sitte Tischer TruTrak dip & dunk processor maintains high professional photo lab standards with constant process control standards, battery backup, and fresh chemistry is optimized for 35mm, medium format, and large format E-6 film processing.
Use our postage-paid mailer or your own, send us your E-6 film and we’ll process it, scan your negatives, and upload your images for immediate viewing and mail your transparencies.
35mm E6 Slide film processing, 4×5 E6 film processing, 120 and 220 E6 film processing, 4×5 sheet film and 8×10 sheet film E6 developing
The Darkroom provides state-of-the-art Dip & Dunk E-6 Film processing equipment to insure clean, precise and reliable results every time.
Ektachrome film is known for its extremely fine grain, clean colors, great tones and contrasts. Kodak announced plans to relaunch Ektachrome ISO 100 35mm in 2017.
Ektachrome Film Review
With an ultrafine grain, medium color saturation and contrast compared to other films in the 100F series this E-6 film works well for landscape, nature and fashion photography as well as portraiture. Ability to be push-processed up to +2 stops with excellent results. Available in 35mm, 120 and 4×5.
Provia Film Review
With a vivid color reproduction, this E-6 film works well for fashion, nature, interiors, and artwork photography. An ISO speed rating of 50 and 100 with excellent results in push-/pull processing for a wide range of exposures – from -1/2 to +1 stop. Available in 35mm, 120 and 4×5. Note that Velvia 100 is not able to be processed in the US.
Color Infrared Film from Film Photography Project (filmphotographyproject.com) is identical to Kodak Aerochrome III 1443 – a true color-positive infrared film that produces a color slide. Get more info at filmphotographyproject.com
Infrared Photography – Instructions, Tips & Filters
Unparalleled sharpness and some of the most beautiful color reproduction available. It’s a rich, beautiful film, which gives your images tons of depth, and lovely tones and exudes a feeling of professionalism and experience. Note that Velvia 100 is not able to be processed in the US.
Deep blue skies and amazing x-pro capabilities – this is why Agfa CT Precisa 100 is one of the all-time classics! This 35mm slide film produces delightfully vibrant colors without being too overpowering and casts beautiful blue tones to your image.
Precisa Film Review
The Darkroom can also develop large E-6 format film supplied on individual sheets of acetate or polyester film base.
Learn more about our Large Format E-6 Film Developing.
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 and typically has an orange mask.
Slide film is commonly referred to as “E-6”. The development includes First Developer, First Wash, Reversal Bath, Color Developer, Pre-Bleach, Bleach, Fixer, Second Wash, Third Wash, and Final Rinse. Development takes about 60 minutes, not including drying time.
*Due to EPA regulations, FujiChrome Velvia 100 cannot be transported or processed in the United States. Velvia 50 is not affected.