Let's Get Developing!

  1. Choose the type of film that you have.
  2. Choose your options for that film.
  3. Select the quantity of film, and Add to Cart.

    Repeat for all film types you have, and check out.
DEVELOPING OPTIONS

What Kind of Film Do You Have?

SCANNING OPTIONS
Casual [JPEG]: New to film? Editing not your jam? Leave the legwork to Gelatin. See Specs
Pro [TIFF]: Ideal for social media, web, zines, and small to medium-sized prints. See Specs
SuperPro [2x TIFF]: Ideal for all digital use, medium to large sized prints. See Specs

PRINTING OPTIONS
ADD-ONS
DELIVERY OPTIONS
Get scans ASAP with Fast Pass ⚡️

Return to top of page to add more film to your order.

Upon order completion, you’ll be guided through your next steps. To ship to the lab, include your order number with your film in a securely packed box or bubble mailer. Use ample material and tape to ensure your film arrives safely.

Use our shipping label, available to add to order. Label emailed as PDF via email within 24 hours after ordering.

Or, use your preferred shipping service, and ship to:

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

Upon order completion you’ll be guided through your next steps. To drop off, include your order number with your film in a securely sealed bag.

The Map Building
Hours: 24/7/365
Collection Days: M-F
515 Valley St., Maplewood, NJ 07040

CSM Art & Frame
Hours: 24/7/365
Collection Days: M, W, F
295 Main Street (Carriage House), Chatham Township, NJ 07928

Paper Plane Coffee Co.
Hours: Monday-Friday: 7am-6pm, Saturday: 8am-6pm
Collection Days: T, F
61 N Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042

Knickerbocker
Hours: Every Day: 11am-7pm
Collection Days: M, R
357 Canal Street
New York, N.Y.
10013

Café Kitsuné, Boerum Hill
Hours: Monday-Sunday: 8am-8pm
Collection Day: Thursday
112 Bond St., Brooklyn, NY 11217

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Darkroom
Hours: M-F: 9:30am-9pm, Sat: 9am-12pm
Collection Day: Tuesday
545 7th Street, SE, Washington DC, 20003

Starland Strange & Bazaar
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 12pm-7pm
Collection Days: Tuesday, Friday
17 W 41st St, Savannah, GA 31401

An email will be sent when we have started your order.

For all orders at Gelatin Labs, we pride ourselves on quality developing with a fast turnaround.

If it’s your first time working with us, we are confident you’ll be satisfied with our developing + scanning, and printing – so much so, that we’ll give you your money back if that’s not the case, up to two rolls of dev+scan.

Being a family-owned and photographer-operated lab, this is our commitment to you.

Some exceptions include: Expired film, shipping charges, camera or user error, film defects, turnaround delays.

Only Develop + Scan cost paid after any promotions or store credit is eligible for money back, up to two rolls of color film or equivalent value.

High quality developing of your film using state-of-the-art roller transport equipment and hand processes.

– Color (C-41 or CN-16): Roller transport process.
– Black & White (B+W): Hand processed.
– Color Positive (E-6 Slide): Rotary processed in-house.
– Motion Picture Still Film (ECN-2): Processed by KODAK Film Lab Atlanta

Film Types: 35mm, 120 (Medium Format), Single Use Disposable Cameras

Sharp, accurate scans you can actually edit.

All film scanned with the industry-standard Noritsu HS-1800, tuned by our team for the best output and maximum flexibility.

All scans:
– Maintain your labeling system
– Organized by roll into separate folders
– Delivered via a download link to your email.

Want to know more about your images? Reach out about your film scans – we’re happy to help!

Make archival 4×6 prints of your film scans, available in three distinct finishes. Produced with the dye-sublimation process.

– Luster: in between of Glossy and Matte. Reproduces your images vibrantly, without too much reflection.
– Glossy: a photo album mainstay. Images pop and shine.
– Matte: a subdued texture mutes your images. Flatter to the touch.

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Using a professional high resolution flatbed scanner, we can achieve scans of your images that include the sprockets and partial edge codes.

Note: Turnaround time will increase by 3-5 days for full sprocket scans. Dust correction best effort. Film will be cut + sleeved into strips to achieve this service.

Feedback From The Team

Improve your film photography with actionable feedback from a Gelatin team member!

Choose from 2 Feedback options:

THE SNAPSHOT 

Gelatin picks our favorite images on your roll, provides feedback on your Exposure and Composition technique, and suggests ideas to implement for your next images.

THE CREATIVE

All of the above, plus ideas for developing a project out of your images, and personalized recommendations of photographers you should be looking at.

NOTE: Feedback emailed separately from scans.

Shipping:

Return Shipping – Get your order shipped back.

Local Pickup – Retrieve your order from our Maplewood, NJ box.

Toss Negatives – Don’t need anything except scans?

Border Options:

Finish Options:

Set of Prints

Scan Level

Pro – Good for social media, web, zines, and small to medium-sized prints.


SuperPro – Great for all digital use, medium sized prints.

Scan Level

Choose the Scan Level that best aligns with your experience, use cases, and needs.

Digital files of your film photos are delivered via email, at the following resolution levels.

Process Type:

Film Types:

How do I drop off my film?

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

2. Envelopes for your order are provided over the counter. Write your name and order number, and load film rolls inside.

3. Hand over your envelope to a Knickerbocker team member.

Your film will head to Gelatin Labs every Monday and Thursday!

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!

Turnarounds

At Gelatin Labs, quality is our main priority for every order. Our team keeps film moving through the lab as efficiently as possible, but estimates are not guaranteed. 

Current FLEXIBLE TURNAROUND Estimates:

Order size and options chosen affect turnaround time.

Small orders (5 rolls or less) with fewer options (up to Pro Level scans) take less time. Larger orders (6 rolls or more) with more options (including SuperPro scans) will take longer.

For faster, guaranteed timelines, use our Fast Pass ⚡️ service.

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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Start Your Film Order

Welcome to Gelatin Labs, your trusted partner for all your film photography needs! We recognize that each photographer has their unique preferences, which is why we are excited to introduce two remarkable options to cater to your individual needs: Simplified and Customized.

Simplified

DEVELOP + SCAN • PRINT

  • Streamlined options for quick checkout
  • Choose the look & feel of your images
  • Less options for an uncomplicated experience

Customized

DEVELOP • SCAN • PRINT

  • Expanded customization for film types, options, services
  • Upgrade to SuperPro hi-res scans
  • More options for the more advanced user

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