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Bring your memories vacation street photos weekend snaps portraits family photos disposables roadtrip landscapes studio shoot archive wedding images to life.

Bring your memories vacation street photos weekend snaps portraits family photos disposables roadtrip landscapes studio shoot archive wedding images to life.

Whether you’re a film newbie or a seasoned pro, near or far, Gelatin’s got your back.

We are a family business specializing in developing, scanning and printing 35mm film, disposable cameras, and 120 film, in Color and B&W!

Place your order, send in your film, and prepare to be amazed by the results (in as fast as 1 day)!

Turnaround Estimates:
FAST PASS (Scans Same Day – 3 Days)
⏱️ Standard (4-6 Business Days)

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For everything analog...

Film developing, scanning, and printing for a wide range of film types and processes.

FILM TYPES

PROCESSES

5/5
Love that the scans are flat and enormous. I received my scans in less than 24 hours. So happy to have a local lab for all my film processing needs.
Melissa Efrus
5/5
Love that the scans are flat and enormous. I received my scans in less than 24 hours. So happy to have a local lab for all my film processing needs.
Melissa Efrus
5/5
I was very impressed with the scans... and the turnaround time... Was well worth it and this will be my go to lab from now on!
Parker Rowberry
5/5
I was very impressed with the scans... and the turnaround time... Was well worth it and this will be my go to lab from now on!
Parker Rowberry
5/5
A very helpful and approachable lab and my scans were uploaded within 24 hours of them receiving my film!
Edward Philip De Asis
5/5
A very helpful and approachable lab and my scans were uploaded within 24 hours of them receiving my film!
Edward Philip De Asis
5/5
Super impressed with the quality of my film scans. Would highly recommend Gelatin Labs for those who want high-quality scans that offer flexibility for editing.
Nelson Nabua
5/5
Super impressed with the quality of my film scans. Would highly recommend Gelatin Labs for those who want high-quality scans that offer flexibility for editing.
Nelson Nabua
5/5
I'm blown away by Gelatin Labs for their professionalism, and young fresh take on a photography Lab. They make everything so easy! Their scans are to die for! Thank you 🙂
Megan Oxley
5/5
I'm blown away by Gelatin Labs for their professionalism, and young fresh take on a photography Lab. They make everything so easy! Their scans are to die for! Thank you 🙂
Megan Oxley

Frequently Asked Questions

Gelatin Labs develops:

  • 35mm, 120, Disposables, 4×5, and other sizes by request.
  • Color C-41, E-6, ECN-2 and Black+White film.

We put creative control back into your hands with our film scans.

For those that want great scans out of the box, choose your desired Look and Feel while ordering, selecting between nine combinations of Contrast and Temperature.

For those who want full editing capability, our Flat Contrast scans offer a flexible tonal range, which means that your images’ highlights, midtones and shadows are preserved. As a part of our Pro and SuperPro Scan Levels, we deliver large TIFF files, storing more color and tonal information from your negatives.

Select Return Shipping at checkout to get negatives returned. Negatives are shipped back uncut and sleeved in continuous sleeving. 

Free Return Shipping unlocked on orders over $124.99.

For most C-41 color negative film, we process your film in an all-new, state-of-the-art Colenta roller transport machine. With the most pristine color accuracy and archival wash stages, your film is in the best of hands.

For expired film and disposables, we use a well maintained Noritsu V-30 film processor.

Black+White is hand developed using Ilford chemistry.

E-6 Color Positive slide film is developed using our handy Jobo ATL1000.

ECN-2 is developed by Kodak Lab Atlanta as a true ECN-2 chemical process.

We use DNP commercial printers to make our amazing dye-sublimation prints. 4×6 prints available as an add-on to film services.

 

Pack your film securely in a bubble mailer or box, addressed to:

Gelatin Labs
515 Valley St. STE 160
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Need a mailing label? Add one to your cart here.

We always appreciate customer doodles, Polaroids, and artwork as well. We’ll feature them on our Instagram!

It's a family affair.

A multigenerational story that starts and continues on the love of everything analog, forming the foundation for Gelatin Labs. Now processing film for photographers everywhere.

Shoot film, plant trees.

For every 6 rolls developed, 1 tree will be planted. You shoot film, and you plant a tree… how awesome is that?

Plus, we are recycling your single-use cameras, plastic, paper, and cardboard, and safely disposing of chemical waste!

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How do I drop-off my film?

1. Place your film order on gelatinlabs.com – select ‘Ship Negatives’ to get negatives returned (and prints, if you ordered them).

2. Our box is located near the exit of the coffee shop. Take an envelope (or your own ziploc), bag up your film, and write your order number. Your film will head to Gelatin Labs!

How do I drop-off my film?

1. At the front entrance, buzz in to be let inside.

2. The Gelatin drop-off box is directly across from the front desk. Place your order via the QR code on the box. Select ‘Ship Negatives’ to get negatives (and prints, if you ordered them) returned.

3. Take an envelope (or your own ziploc) from the front desk, bag up your film, and write your order number. Your film will head to Gelatin Labs!

Print With Gelatin Labs

Fill out the form below and our team will get back to you via email with a link for you to upload your images.
Print Form

Please choose your print size(s):

Finish Preference

It’s Time To Get Printing!

Whatever type of work you create, the Gelatin Labs Print Upload will render beautiful, archival prints that will enable you to bring your art off of your screen and into the realm of physical existence. The process is simple: select your print size, upload your images, and pick from three distinct finishes!

8x10 inch

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4x6 inch

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