Where To Get Film Developed in New York City
While New York photographers have an endless stream of inspiration and subjects, finding the right film developer is not as easy a task. With the decline of one-hour photo developers and the lack of space for a darkroom in most apartments, developing your film can become a slow process turned daunting when considering who to trust with processing your work and memories. Sometimes we need more than a pharmacy mail-out service, and we’ve all had an experience with prints coming back over- or underexposed, with crooked or cropped frames, or dusty. Looking for reliability and consistency in addition to convenience, we asked some passersby for their favorite places to develop film to find the spots with the best service, prices, and prints. Whether you’re building a portfolio of large format images or getting nostalgic with a disposable camera, we’ve got you covered.
Words by Mariel Kennedy