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Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by John Wiegerink, Aug 28, 2013.

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    I have to keep that in mind.

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    Thank you very much for the link. I have registered. I do the majority of my own work but one never knows. I have heard very good things regarding the European Lab's work.
     
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    It appears from the address that Harman is partnering with Swan Photo Labs for the US work. I have always had good work out of Swan. Once the owner personally waived the ordinary turnaround time on scanning and printing some slides, along with scanning and repairing and reprinting a damaged print original, because I needed them for a funeral. They cut it to hours instead of days, no extra charge.
    I have not had B&W done by Swan, but my E-6 has consistently been great.
     
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    I hadn't seen this either. They must think they'rs a market for this, which is good.
     
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    Swan, and The Darkroom (their online name) are the greatest. I have only had good experiences with them (including B&W)... and many of them. I'm sure that this service will be just as good.
     
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    From your experience it sounds like the reason they teamed together. If they did? This is a win-win for both of them and a bonus for us.:D:D
     
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    It is the same address (since changed to a P.O. box #).

    Swan did do B&W before. Maybe Harmon set up a new operation to their specifications or changed the existing one, maybe they will have someone on site, maybe they are just contracting with Swan. Whichever, I have confidence that Harman has approached this carefully, and would not have done it this way unless they were sure that the quality and service will be to their high standards.
     
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    Y'know, I take back all those crude things I said about you, P-- I mean, Brian! :D
     
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    I see we now have four different threads on this subject in four different subforums.

    would it be a good idea to merge them?