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Drew Bedo
12-Feb-2016, 18:32
Just found out that Acers lab in Houston stopped processing E-6 films beginning last maonrh.

Is there anywhere in Houston Texas that will still process E-6 sheet films?

MultiFormat Shooter
15-Feb-2016, 19:10
You might try these guys. I have not used them, and have no affiliation with them. They're the only one, besides AZ Photo, that I saw on a web search, that's in Houston, TX. Let us know how it goes.

http://www.thephotolab.us/traditional-film-processing/

Drew Bedo
16-Feb-2016, 06:25
Thanks, I'll try them next.

AZ couldn't (wouldn't?) recommend anyone in Houston.

Drew Bedo
16-Feb-2016, 09:51
So, it looks like no-one will do e-6 processing anymore . . .can that be right?

I have done a couple of searches and only B&W or color neg comes up . . .and that at a nearly prohibitive cost.

Is there just no e-6 processing available anywhere?

konakoa
16-Feb-2016, 13:22
Drew, if not in Houston, there is Holland Photo over in Austin. They still do E-6 daily, I just had some films processed by them.

MultiFormat Shooter
16-Feb-2016, 18:33
Does the lab at the link I gave not do E-6 in general or just not sheet film? Just curious. I hope you find a lab.

Jim Becia
16-Feb-2016, 19:17
So, it looks like no-one will do e-6 processing anymore . . .can that be right?

I have done a couple of searches and only B&W or color neg comes up . . .and that at a nearly prohibitive cost.

Is there just no e-6 processing available anywhere?

Drew,

I have been using AgX imaging in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Mike Lussier is as good as it gets when it comes to E6. I have been sending him my 8x10, 4x10, and all other formats to him with perfect results. Granted, you need to ship your film, but he is good and his prices are very reasonable. http://www.agximaging.com

Randy Moe
16-Feb-2016, 20:43
2 in Chicago at least.

These 2 are in the same building, but different labs and prices.

One up to 11x14. I use the cheaper one. CSW, but they are just coming back online from a move.

http://gammaimaging.com/darkroom-printing/film-processing/e-6_c-41/

http://www.cswfilmsystems.com/

Drew Bedo
17-Feb-2016, 06:24
Thanks everyone.

I will probably start with Holland in Austin as it seems to be the closest.

I am still a little surprised that Houston, the forth largest market in the nation, no longer has a lab processing E-6 films (but Austin does?).

Randy Moe
17-Feb-2016, 07:27
An extreme Hipster, known as my 'son' moved from Chicago to Austin many years ago. He shoots only roll film and loves Holland Photo for all things. Now he is Hipstering NYC, but sends his film to Holland.

My 'son' is now 40, he makes me proud. :)

May he never grow up!

Drew Bedo
17-Feb-2016, 12:59
Randy: Our son is 35I understand. . thanks for the informrd recommendation.

Randy Moe
17-Feb-2016, 14:09
Randy: Our son is 35I understand. . thanks for the informrd recommendation.

He is not my son, but some would mistake us for each other, very often, despite me being 25 years older. So he started calling me dad and I call him son.

He gets mad at me when I tease occasionally. I keep trying to get to him to try LF. Fine Indiana product. :)

SergeiR
17-Feb-2016, 14:42
Drew, in all honesty - spending couple hundred on Jobo and then being able to buy E-6 kits and doing it at home pays off extremely fast. Processing color film with Jobo is dead easy - E-6 or C-41, no matter. Here in Texas you have tap water at just the right temperature ;)

bigdog
17-Feb-2016, 16:50
I am still a little surprised that Houston, the forth largest market in the nation, no longer has a lab processing E-6 films (but Austin does?).

Neither does DFW, as far as I know. I expect Holland maintains their viability with mail order, not just folks in Austin.

profvandegraf
17-Feb-2016, 17:36
The company I work for still does film processing just outside of DC. http://www.dodgechrome.com/services/wetlab/film-processing/


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MultiFormat Shooter
17-Feb-2016, 19:07
I use Dodge-Chrome for all of my E-6 needs from 35mm to 4" x 5". They also process 8" x 10" but I don't have an 8" x 10" :p

I highly recommend them. I didn't post their link, because I wasn't sure the original poster wanted to mail his film.

rjphil
18-Feb-2016, 05:55
I have been using Edgar Praus in Rochester, NY since I closed my wet lab operation. Fine service, great to deal with.
http://www.4photolab.com/