Peter Irwin, Feb 19, This if fine for a lot of things, but after a dozen of them back and forth sometimes, I really wonder if someone of these people are just trying to eat up our time. It isn’t worth the trouble. Our trained photo technicians correct for color and density to create the most desirable photos from your 35mm or advantix mm film, ready for you in an hour based on volume. Seattle Filmworks kept SFW-SL on the label to convince people that the only way to have it developed was to mail it to them. Standard enlargement sizes include:
Please “leave it to the pros,” as we make little if anything on processing anyway. It advertised in newspapers, magazines, and package inserts. If this is the old 35mm motion picture film, it’s hideous. Camera light-field field instant pinhole press rangefinder SLR still TLR toy view Darkroom enlarger safelight Film base format holder stock available films discontinued films Filter Flash beauty dish cucoloris gobo hood hot shoe monolight Reflector snoot Softbox Lens Wide-angle lens Zoom lens Telephoto lens Manufacturers Monopod Movie projector Slide projector Tripod head Zone plate. Also, scanners tend not to like high base fog density, so the scan times get longer or else the noise from scanning becomes more pronounced. The film is not comparable to standard, store bought Kodak film. Now, does anyone know what year Seattle switched to C? Most of my Fuji negatives have held up much better than Kodak’s as well.
Where to process Seattle Filmworks SFW-XL, Signature Color ECN-II?
Am working on a contrast devellping flash to solve tilm problem, or a push-pull process on the ECP step. Anyway, if the film was made in Germany, it was Agfda’s sstandard C film, probably Precisa consumer neg.
Developin even uploaded some of the results they needed a lot of attention in the color balance. I never liked that film much even when it was new but that may have had something to do with having to send it to them for processing rather than my local drug store.
The company settled the claims out-of-court, and promised to givefree rolls of C film to its customers within one year androlls to customers that did not qualify as part of the first group but who requested a roll in the following six months. It looks cross processed to me, but that could also be the effect of being stored in the bottom of a camera bag for a decade. Seattle Filmworks 35mm Processing A.
Seattle FilmWorks was renamed PhotoWorks. Most labs won’t touch the stuff because there’s that slight slight chance of getting remjet coming off and completely screwing the bleach step. Photography companies of the United States Defunct companies based in Seattle Media companies established in Media companies disestablished in Find More Posts by rxmd.
So we don’t scrimp at any step of the process. Last edited by charjohncarter: The company was known for running their computer operations on a main frame computer system that utilized an Ultimate operating system also known as PICKan early computer system similar to typical SQL database server systems that operate today.
All film names and processes are trademarked by their respective owners. Richard Knoppow, Feb 15, It folm wonderful to hear that there is still use for my old films.
Went straightaway into the garbage.
If there are just some colored dyes which wash off, it is C film and your local minilab can process it. As said before, cut a little off the leader, if black gunk doesn’t immediately come off in warm-hot degree water, you’re good. Some advice that I find says the film is old movie film. Please “leave it to the pros,” as we make little if anything on processing anyway.
With all those awful minilab processors currently in use, with no wash-water, accelerated -A, -B, -RA cycles, I wouldn’t expect even the most archival C film to last too long when the 17 y. Also, scanners tend not to like high base fog density, so the scan times get longer or else the noise from scanning becomes more pronounced. Thanks for the info.
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Mail Return Receipt Requested. Most of my Fuji negatives have held up much better than Kodak’s as well. This is a movie film process and requires special care and handling. If a black particulate coating comes of the base side, it sfw-l motion picture film and you will have trouble finding someone who processes and prints that. Find More Posts by jpa House or One Hour Films named after a photo lab.
I can make slides, negatives, and low- medium- or high-res. In my experience it is possible to small-tank develop ECN film and remove the remjet a black antistatic scratch protect back coating by manually scrubbing the back of your film in between wash cycles.
The manufacturers of this type of film are no longer supporting this type of film. Otherwise, you’re clear to go ahead with C I would think that your best bet would be someone that processes commercial movie film – DeLuxe?
This was for process ECN-2 Eastman Color Negative and had a rem jet carbonized antihalation coating on the base side of the film. Here is a partial list of manufacturer, brands, and process names that can identify this type of film. With old film, a good general rule is to give it an extra stop of exposure every couple of years out of date it is. I assume the Seattle stuff is the same process Iflm have developint printable orderform stating reasonable pricing.
Other companies continue to offer full-service ECN-2 processing and sfw-xxl services; some use ECN-2 chemistry, but others develop in C We run into quite a few people who are completely unwilling to use anything but e-mail to communicate. If it’s more than twelve years old, do the remjet test and either send it to be processed ECN-2 since there’s no way in hell you can do that at home, or just spring for the relatively inexpensive C chemistry and do it the right way, yourself.