Lab for 4x5 C41

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  1. weebz

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    It seems here in Iowa there are no longer any labs that do it as far as I've seen. So, I'm looking for lab that I can mail them to for processing. Any suggestions? Looking for something that wont put me in the poor house...
     
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    If you do your own B&W, C41 isn't much harder.
     
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    I do tray developing and I've been told that doing C41 in trays is a nightmare.
     
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    Hmm - I do C-41 in a Jobo. It's all about temperature control - if you can come up with a system to consistently keep your trays at the right temperature, then C-41 is no harder than B&W.
     
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    For me A&I (Hollywood CA) is within driving distance. They did 4x5 C-41 last I knew. Check out their web site. But I see no way to play in LF anymore using commercial labs and stay out of the poor house.
     
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    Samy's Camera in Santa Barbara does mail-order E/6 and C-41. $1.50/sheet for 4x5 c-41. Very clean processing too, cleanest I've had so far!

    they can be reached at (805) 963-7269 Mon-Sat(Closed Sun) 9:30am-6pm PST

    I've attached the pdf of their c-41 and e-6 order forms
     

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    THE ICON

    I would suggest THE ICON, very probably the best lab in LA
     
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    There's a good place in Tucson, AZ - Photographic Works

    I've been very pleased with their work, communication and timeliness.
     
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    The Icon is very probably the best lab in LA.
    They process up to 11x14" I think, or at least 8x10"