Photographic Lab Services

We are leading the digital age while carrying on the artistry of traditional methods. Duggal’s full-scale conventional lab services encompass dupes and inter-negatives to classic dip and dunk film processing and handmade B&W fiber prints, while our digital photographic services cover LVT film output, digital slides, fine art retouching, archival digital C-prints and more. Our comprehensive suite of photographic lab services makes us a top choice for high volume, multi-faceted and detail-oriented projects alike.

Traditional Printing

Although the world we live in is quickly transitioning to the digital landscape, Duggal prides itself on maintaining a presence in the traditional world of photographic printing. From negative to paper, our facilities house multiple tools for light and exposure based single sourced printing. Hand processed and produced using darkroom methods and photographic chemistry, our technicians pride themselves on their decades of experience to ensure your prints contain the highest quality available.

Film Processing

Since Baldev Duggal revolutionized the film development world with his Dip-and-Dunk processing method, Duggal Visual Solutions has been on the forefront of negative development. Our techniques eliminate the scratches and defects caused by traditional means of film processing, ensuring that your precious negatives retain the quality and care expected from Duggal.

E-6, C-41, & B&W

All film processed dip & dunk, from Monday- Friday 7 am- 8 pm. E6 last run at 5:30 pm. C41 and B&W last run at 4 pm. All film formats from 35mm, 120mm, 220, 4×5, to 8×10, are handled. E-6 printed within 24 hours. C-41 and B&W process turnaround is 24 hours. Contact sheets are also 24 hours.

Cross Processing

C-41 in E-6 Shoot Normal, Process +2 stops. E-6 stops. E-6 in C-41- Shoot Normal, Process Normal, Provide color reference for printing contacts. If you have never crossed-processed before, consult the lab before starting a shoot.

Internegs

Available from flat art, 35mm, 46mm, 70mm, 4×5 and 8×10. Studio shots from oversized artwork are available in all formats.

Custom Dupes

Closest color and density match. Includes cropping and color correction as requested. Shooting larger or smaller dupes from the original film size is a custom service.

Duraclear

Clear-base color transparency material designed for use on illuminators that have built-in diffusers.

RC Prints

Available in glossy, matte, and luster surfaces. Minor cropping included.

Fiber Prints

Hand-made archival silver-gelatin prints on double weight paper. Available in matte and glossy.

Before they were Famous- Andy Warhol

Photographer- Bill Kennedy

Duraflex

Reflective, polyester-based high gloss prints for displays.

Color & B&W Contacts

Standard or enlarged available. Enlarged contact sheets make it easier to view each frame from your roll and expedite the selection process.

Standard Dupes

Approx. color and density reproduction. No cropping or color correction. For critical reproduction, use custom dupes. Large format duplication from flat art is a custom service.

Duratrans

Translucent-base color transparency material designed for producing large transparencies for backlit displays on illuminators without diffusers.

Metallic

Photographic prints on Kodak’s extraordinary metallic paper, rendering an entirely new look to images.

Panalure Prints

Direct black & white form color negatives.

Gallery Fiber Prints

Precise cropping, dodging & burning for the closest match possible. Available in a variety of fine papers: glossy, matte, and pearl.

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The Artistic Side of Duraclear Film

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Portraits of Artists at Staley-Wise Gallery

In the age of the social media selfie, the exhibition PORTRAITS OF ARTISTS: Photographs 1926 – 2008 explores the public persona of legendary artists from the vantage point of the collaborative portrait, one made between […]

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What Are Giclee Prints?

“Giclee printing” is a term that was coined in the early 1990s, referring to an archival approach to digital printing. What exactly is giclee printing and when are giclee prints used? Read on to learn […]

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5 Creative Holiday Gifts from Duggal

Did you know that Duggal’s legendary lab is now available online at shopduggal.com? With the holiday season coming up, here are five creative gift ideas for fine art and photography enthusiasts—all shipped with just a […]

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