If you are a fan of film cameras you will probably be wondering where are the places where you can have them developed and scanned i.e. negatives to be processed and scanned into digital files (electronic copy) .
Here are several stores in Malaysia where you can have your film developed and scanned once you are done taking photos.
Located just behind the famous Sunway Velocity Mall, darkroom8 is a popular film development and digitization store in the Klang Valley. It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., while the express service closes at 4 p.m. The shop also sells different types of film and cameras.
Development and scanning service is RM16.80. Additionally, you can also send your camera rolls to them for service if you don’t live nearby. For more information, check out their official website website and instagram.
2. Bang Bang Geng
This store located in Publika has been around for many years. With a mission to bring back the love of photography, Bang Bang Geng sells all kinds of film cameras and offers repair services, as well as development and scanning services.
The store is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Check her instagram profile for more.
Filmlab specializes in the processing and digitization of films. You can order the service online via their website herethen send the films along with your order and payment slip to:
CINEMA LABORATORY Lot 9, Jalan 2/118B, Desa Tun Razak 56000
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The price for developing and scanning color negatives is RM18 and RM30 for black and white negatives. It takes 2-3 days to make them, depending on the website.
4. Tiga area
Zon Tiga is a photo bookstore in Petaling Jaya that offers developing and scanning as well as other services. They are closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Check them out instagram, Facebook and website if you plan to pay a visit!
The fifth film lab on the list is based in Johor Bahru. As the name suggests, they provide a developing and scanning service, and there are also items such as film rolls, reusable cameras, and photographic papers available for sale. You can also tag #TheDuckroomWall on Instagram to have photos from your movies featured!
6. The movie never dies
Probably the most popular on the list, moviegoers have certainly heard of the name Film Never Die. The shop offers cameras, film and Polaroids for sale and provides development and scanning services for different types of film starting at RM8 only.
The store is located in Batu Pahat, Johor and is open daily from 11am to 6pm. He also has a website page dedicated to solving your development and digitization questions. Also visit their instagram page or email [email protected] if you need information from experts.
Lomocrewz is located in a cafe in Kuantan, Pahang. This is a vintage camera store in Malaysia that offers all kinds of film, camera and film processing, as well as camera repair services. It is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the website offers 24-hour customer service.
A good thing about the store is that it offers worldwide shipping and you can pay for the products in US dollars and Malaysian ringgit. Discover their website and instagram page if you are interested!
Are you interested in all things film and vintage? Where do you usually get your development and analysis service from? Let us know in the comments.
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