Film Processing at Aperture

Aperture Photographic offers an on site processing and printing service in Central London. We provide C41 (Colour Negative) processing for 35mm and 120 (Colour Negative) as well as our hand processed black & white service. We can also scan from already developed transparencies, black and white or colour negatives to provide digital files or prints.

If you are further afield or too busy to come in to the shop, we also accept processing orders by post or we can post the order back to you when it has been completed. Please send us your order with your payment details or contact us for further information.

Click here to download the processing mail order form

To avoid any unnecessary delay please fill in the form carefully and remember to add postage & packaging costs to your order:

Postage for Develop + Print : please add £3 (1-2 rolls). £6 (3-5 rolls), £9 (6-10 rolls), free for 11 rolls or more.

Postage for Develop only or Develop + Scan: Please add £3 (1-10 rolls), £5 (10-20 rolls), free for 21 rolls or more

Please send your film to :-
Aperture Photographic
PO Box 7045
London
W1A 1PB


Colour Film Processing Prices (C41)

Usual turnaround time is within 24 to 48 hours. Pick up time will be advised when you drop off your film. Otherwise please call in advance in case the lab is very busy.

35mm Develop only

Negatives are cut and sleeved into strips of four as default.

£6.00

35mm Develop + Print (Our standard print size is 7.5" x 5" printed on lustre finish paper with white border)

Smaller 6x4" prints or gloss finish available on request.

£12.00

35mm Develop + Print + Scan

£14.00

35mm Develop + Scan

£10.00

Extra set of prints (order within 7 days)

Please let us know as soon as possible if you require an additional full set of prints

£5.00

Negative scanning

For customers without a CD drive, we recommend to leave a blank usb drive or other media with us when dropping off film for processing.

£8.00 per roll

The file size for a standard 35mm scan will be around 1-2 Mb, with a pixel size of 2740 x 1830 (These file sizes are ideal for social media sites such as Flickr, Facebook etc.)

For an extra charge of £3 per roll, a higher resolution scan can be made with a file size of around 4-7 Mb with a pixel size of 5444 x 3648. (These files may be useful if you are planning on editing your images, making crops or larger prints.)



X-Pan (Panoramic) Develop + Scan (3900 x 1500)

£18.00

X-Pan (Panoramic) Develop + Scan + Print on 5" paper (5" x 13.5")

£24.00

X-Pan (Panoramic) Develop + Scan + Print on 6" paper (6" x 16")

£28.00



120 Develop only

Negatives are cut and sleeved by default.

£7.00

120 Develop + Print

£15.00

120 Develop + Print + Scan

£17.00

120 Develop + Scan

£11.00

Extra set of prints (order within 7 days)

Please let us know as soon as possible if you require an additional full set of prints

£5.00

Negative Scanning

For customers without a CD drive, we recommend to leave a blank usb drive or other media with us when dropping off film for processing

£8.00 per roll

Print size for 120 roll film will be in proportion to the format. ie: 6x4.5 = 6" x 4.5" / 6x6 = 6" x 6" / 6x7 = 6" x 7" / 6x9 = 6" x 9"
All prints will be in lustre finish with white border as default. Gloss finish and borderless prints available on request.

Enlargements

We can make larger sized digital prints for your favourite photographs to frame and display.

If providing images to be printed from a digital file, please make sure that the file dimensions are the same ratio as the paper you wish to print to.

8" x 8"

£3.00

8" x 10"

£4.00

8" x 12"

£4.00

10" x 10"

£5.00

10" x 14"

£7.00

10" x 15"

£7.00

Black and White Processing Prices

Our black and white service operates on a one to two week turnaround. Please check with our staff when you drop off film for processing as the collection date may change during periods of high volume.

35mm / 120 Black & White Develop only

Negatives are cut and sleeved by default.

£10.00

35mm / 120 Develop + Print

Our standard print size is 7.5" x 5" printed on lustre finish paper with white border.

£16.00

35mm / 120 Develop + Print + Scan

£19.00

35mm / 120 Develop + Scan

£14.00

Extra set of prints 35mm / 120 (order within 7 days)

Please let us know as soon as possible if you require an additional full set of prints

£5.00

Negative Scanning (we recommend customers to bring their own memory card)

For customers without a CD drive, we recommend to leave a blank usb drive or other media with us when dropping off film for processing

£8.00 per roll



X-Pan (Panoramic) Develop + Scan (3900 x 1500)

£22.00

X-Pan (Panoramic) Develop + Scan + Print on 5" paper (5" x 13.5")

£28.00

X-Pan (Panoramic) Develop + Scan + Print on 6" paper (6" x 16")

£32.00

We sell a range of C41 Colour Negative and Black & White films, please ask for details.

Aperture Film

Terms and Conditions

Aperture aims to maintain the highest level of care when developing and printing your films. In the event of loss or damage to your film, negatives or prints whilst in our care, from any cause, our liability will be limited to the cost of replacing the film, which we undertake to develop and print free of charge. This does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.

Please note that Aperture is providing a consumer service and does not accept any additional responsibility for material of a professional or commercial value.

Copyright

It is a criminal offence under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 knowingly to infringe copyright and it is the customer's responsibility to ensure that all material supplied to Aperture for processing, copying or reproduction is free from any third party claim of copyright infringement. Orders are accepted on the clear understanding of the following: