Where to Develop Film in Montreal in 2023.
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Looking to develop film in Montreal? Your search is over – we’ve found all of the best spots that still offer film processing.
Whether you’re just visiting or consider Montreal home, you should have no problem choosing a photolab that fits your needs.
Just check out the list below – we’ve included which types of film are accepted by each lab and a map of their locations.
Studio Argentique is one of the most popular places to develop film in Montreal. This shop has been open since 2015 with a true devotion to all things film photography.
You can develop any type of film at this photo lab. 35mm, 120, and 4×5 are all accepted – C-41 color, black and white, and E-6 slide film.
Studio Argentique has a fantastic selection of film and used film cameras. They also buy just about any film related gear, if you’re looking to pare down your collection.
An additional, unique offering is 8×10 polaroid and wet plate portraits in their studio. An interesting experience that produces a photo you’re sure to treasure for years to come.
Established over eight decades ago in 1937, it’s tough to find a photo lab as old as Photo Service.
While the current iteration is a full-service photo shop with all sorts of gear, repairs, and rentals, you can still count on Photo Service for film developing.
35mm, medium format, and large format film can all be developed. They accept C-41 colour, black and white, and even slide film.
Boréalis Laboratoire is serious about film. This photo lab is aimed at serving all types of professional artists who need high-quality results.
All types of film can be developed. C-41 color, black and white, and slide film are all processed, whether 35mm, 120, or large format.
Your film is in safe hands as this photo lab uses dip and dunk processing.
You can also find film for sale and order traditional darkroom prints of your favorite images.
Photo St-Dennis is a photo shop with all sorts of gear and accessories. Fortunately, they also operate an in-store photo lab that processes film.
You’ll be able to develop your film if it’s 35mm or 120 medium format. C-41 colour, black and white, and E-6 are all accepted.
Aside from film developing, expect standard photolab offerings like printing, scanning, and passport photos. Plenty of film for sale, too.
If you’re looking to develop disposable cameras, 35mm, or medium format film, you can bring it to Camtec Photo. They accept C-41 colour, black and white, and E-6 slide film.
Film photographers may also be interested in their used section, including vintage camera bodies and lenses, as well as a good selection of film stocks.
With 85 years serving photographers across the country, Gosselin operates 5 locations, their newest being Montreal.
This is a sizable photoshop with an expansive inventory. Each store also operates a photo lab, offering film processing.
Gosselin can develop 35mm and 120 format, whether it’s color, black and white, or slide film.
Kant Photo offers film and disposable camera developing in Montreal, usually with a quick turnaround time.
They accept 35mm and medium format film for developing if it is C-41 color.
You can find other standard lab services like any type of printing, scanning, etc.
Coming up on 20 years in the game, Excellent Photo is a camera store that still offers limited film processing services.
35mm colour film can be developed at Excellent Photo.
They also stock fresh film stocks and darkroom equipment, in case you ever want to try doing the developing yourself.
Royal Photo is a full service camera shop that stocks all of the latest digital cameras and Apple products.
They accept 35mm film for developing, both C-41 color and B&W.
Film is sent to another lab for processing, which definitely increases the service time.
Map of Film Developing in Montreal
Do you know any other places that develop film in Montreal? Do you have a favorite on this list? Let us know in the comments!
Royal Photo inc.
Thanks! Added it to the list.