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Recommended Professional lab in Tampa Bay, Florida?

Kyle Novell , May 29, 2004; 11:14 p.m.

Can anyone please recommend a professional lab for processing C-41 color negative film in the Tampa Bay area? Price is not an option as long as the quality is excellent. Thanks very much!

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Kelly Culbertson , Oct 21, 2004; 12:56 a.m.

I'm from St. Pete, and there isn't much here. I occasionally go to Sam's Golden Triangle on Kennedy, but not often enough to review the quality overall. (Kodak TMax 100 & 400 negs both seemed grainer than usual.) I just fork over the money and ship all my film off to A&I (aandi.com) in their pre-paid mailers. They're not cheap, but the quality is quite good, and the turnaround decent--sometimes within a week and a half of my mailing. I even have my Portra film processed there--they use Fuji Crystal Archive paper--and haven't suffered too much at all for my cross-company indescretions.

Ellis Vener , Oct 21, 2004; 09:39 a.m.

Kelly,

Have you tried Zebra? on 1st Ave. North in St. Pete?

If so what did you think?

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