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Ian Leake
01-15-2011, 01:42 AM
It looks like I'll be moving to Basel for a while. Are there any APUGgers there? And can anyone recommend a good lab which can process/scan roll and sheet film?

munz6869
01-15-2011, 02:37 AM
Zurich's only an hour trainride away, and Photostudio13 http://www.studio13.ch did a great job with all my E6 120 film a couple of years ago...

Marc!

Ian Leake
01-15-2011, 03:39 AM
Thanks Marc. Another question I forgot... Does anyone know of any studio space in the neighbourhood? Preferably not ruinously expensive!

edp
01-15-2011, 04:50 AM
There are one or two local places that will develop 120, but more recently I've found it considerably cheaper and just as quick to post my film to Bildwerk Bern: http://www.bildwerk-bern.ch/angebot/filmentwicklung.html with good results.

No idea about studio space.

Europan
01-25-2011, 12:10 PM
Hello, I live in Basel.

Send me a PM, I have time saturdays.

zeta3
01-29-2011, 02:52 PM
Hi Ian and Europan,

I am also in Basel but dont have time on Saturdays, but PM me as I do have some time during the working day and work in town.

For 120 processing, I usually send back to the UK.

35mm prints and E6, Lörrach and Weil have a shop (Stober) which will handle these for you. CH has always been very expensive when I tried getting D&P done here.

As for studios - I am also looking and will let you know what I find.

SuzanneR
01-29-2011, 03:31 PM
Thanks Marc. Another question I forgot... Does anyone know of any studio space in the neighbourhood? Preferably not ruinously expensive!

I've spent plenty of time in Switzerland (dad was born there, and I have a lot of cousins there), and one thing I will say about it... nothing's cheap, that's for sure!! Still, Basel is a cool little city, has this marvelous contemporary art museum, and a quick ride to Zuerich, a fave city of mine.

Good luck with your move, Ian.

cmo
02-03-2011, 02:09 PM
Don't miss visiting Bern as long as you are in Switzerland. And the lakes around Interlaken. And Lago Maggiore. And, and, and...

An appetizer for Bern:

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4119/4819809921_b0264d06a5_b.jpg

Ian Leake
02-04-2011, 01:03 PM
Thanks everyone for your suggestions. It's been a fairly frantic few weeks so apologies for going quiet.

zeta3 - you sure are right about the costs of process and print here. I was charged CHF 123 (about $130) for two rolls of 35mm FP4+. It would be cheaper for me to fly home and post it to Ilford!

edp
02-04-2011, 03:00 PM
I was charged CHF 123 (about $130) for two rolls of 35mm FP4+.

*$£&*@ !

Where? Name and shame.

Developing should certainly be no more than about 7 or 8 francs a roll, less if you send it away. Unless you got some incredible prints you have been mightily ripped off.

Ian Leake
03-13-2011, 07:24 AM
Someone (actually one of their competitors) pointed me to Photo Basilisk on Clarastrasse (http://www.photobasilisk.ch/). There pricing is reasonable (for Switzerland!) and their service has been excellent so far. I've had them develop about a dozen rolls so far and everything seems good.

Charles S
04-25-2011, 12:35 AM
Hi, am living in Zurich. I use hobylab.ch, which takes mail order. Turnaround in a week, offers development and scanning services, I find them on the expensive side and am looking for alternatives.
Cheers, Charles