Where To Develop 110 Film and What’s The Cost?

One of the smallest forms of consumers film still available is the 110 film format that originated in 1972 by Kodak. It has recently made a comeback thanks to Lomography and you may even have some 110 film laying around or have bought some and used it. The next step is finding a place to get the film developed.

There are many places that still develop 110 film through the mail or in store and costs between $9.96 – $28 depending on the type of film and if you want scans or prints. Many of these places will also return your negatives. Here are a list of places to develop 110 film:

  1. Walmart
  2. Walgreens
  3. CVS
  4. The Darkroom
  5. Dwayne’s Photo
  6. Old School Photo Lab
  7. Process One Photo

When getting 110 film developed either locally at a drugstore or sending it through the mail to a online processing lab there are a several things to consider. Keep reading for how much it costs, how to send your film safely through the mail and the cost for shipping, and other things to consider when getting your 110 film developed.

Update for 2022: Since 2021 I have found that because of the pandemic drug stores like Walgreens, Walmart, and CVS have a much longer turnaround time then previously reported. For example, I am still waiting for some color 35mm film to be developed from my local CVS for 4 months when it should have been only 2 – 3 weeks. For this reason I highly suggest that you don’t use a local drugstore and use an online film development lab to develop film with a shorter turnaround time instead.

1. Developing 110 Film At Walmart

Walmart Photo Website
Walmart Photo Website

Walmart is the cheapest drugstore that will develop color or black & white 110 film and costs $9.96-$13.96 for 24 exposures (the most common amount). Note the the price varies depending on how many prints you want – a single set of color 4×6 inch prints or a double set.

Number of Exposures Film Roll Holds
Single Prints (4×6 inch)
Double Prints
24 Exposures
$9.96
$12.96
Cost of 110 Film Development and Prints at Walmart

Walmart can also develop other film formats and types like black & white 35mm film, slide film, APS (advantix), 35mm film with 24 exposures for the same price as 110 film. See this guide for more about what film Walmart can develop.

How to Get A Roll of 110 Film Developed at Walmart?

The process to order 100 film development at Walmart is relevantly straight forward. To order your film to be developed you first have to go to the location you want to use, fill out the order form / envelope, place your film inside the order form and seal it, and then drop your film in the collection box. Note that only one 110 film canister should be put into the order envelop at once so if you are developing multiple rolls you will need multiple envelopes. The store will notify you once your order has been processed and ready to be picked up.

Back of the Film development form from Wal-Mart
Back of the Film development form from Walmart
Front of the Film development form from Wal-Mart
Front of the Film development form from Walmart

NOTE: Since most computers available now don’t have a CD-rom drive to access the images on the CD you get back from CVS, I recommend bringing along a USB flash drive to transfer the images on the CD to the USB drive at one of the photo kiosks located in CVS so you can get easily transfer them to your computer.

What is the Turnaround Time for Processing A Roll of Film at Walmart?

While Walmart is the cheapest price to develop 110 film most likely near you, it takes the longest to process at 3-4 weeks or more and it also applies to APS, black & white 35mm film, and slide film. Walmart will take around 2-3 weeks or more to develop 35mm film. Both CVS and Walgreens have a shorter turnaround time at around 7-10 days or more but this is for color 35mm film only and the wait time is also extended to 3 weeks or more for black & white 35mm film and other film formats like slide film, and APS (Advantix) at these stores.

Pros and Cons for Developing 110 Film At Walmart

Pros:

  • Convenient since you likely live near one of these stores (see the store finder)
  • No shipping cost
  • Price is inexpensive compared to other stores
  • Can do both color and black & white 110 film
  • CD of scanned negatives and prints included with development cost
  • Will call you when your order is ready
  • Good option if you are using expired film and not sure how the negatives will turn out since it is so inexpensive
  • Can also develop 35mm color and black & white film, APS film, color and black & white disposable or single-use film cameras, and Slide 35mm film

Cons:

  • Long wait time of 3 – 4 weeks or more for 110 film
  • Low resolution scans and prints
  • Low quality scans
  • Don’t get your negatives back (Biggest Con for me)
  • Very little, if any, customer service – drop film in a paper envelope in the store
  • No online film development ordering available (must go to location)
  • No bulk pricing available
  • Will not give a discount on scanning if the roll is blank (like some online labs)

You can find more details and comparisons developing your film at Walmart, CVS, or Walgreens by visiting this guide.


2. Developing 110 Film At Walgreens

Walgreens Film Processing Webpage
Walgreens Film Processing Webpage

Walgreens can develop 110 film but it is the most expensive option between Walmart and CVS. Keep in mind that, like Walmart and CVS, Walgreens also does not return your negatives.

Since most 110 film cartridges come in 24 exposures it costs $14.99 to develop 110 film, which includes 4×6 inch color glossy prints and $4 per additional set up of images.

Number of Disposable Camera Exposures
Single Set of Prints (4×6 inch Prints)
Additional Set of Prints
24 exposures
$14.99
+ $4.00 per set
Cost of 110 film development at Walgreens

Walgreens also charges around $3.99 each for an 8×10 inch print and around $10.48 for a Photo CD from film processing without prints ordered and $5.99 for a Photo CD from previously developed negatives without prints. See the chart below for prices for additional photo related products:

Additional Photo Products
Price
8×10 prints
$3.99 each
Photo CD (from film processing, no prints)
$10.48
Photo CD (from negatives, no prints)
$5.99
Price for Additional Photo Products from Walgreens

Since Walgreens doesn’t return your negatives and the scans are not high-quality, see this list of places to get a 110 film developed online for about the same price with better quality scans and your negatives returned. Also see this guide about how to ship your film safely and inexpensively to one of these online labs.

How Long Does It Take Walgreens to Develop 110 film?

Walgreens can take anywhere from 3 – 4 weeks or more to develop 110 film. This is because Walgreens does not process and scan 110 film in-house and mails it out to another lab (usually a Fujifilm facility) to be processed. In my experience, the process for 110 color film takes about 3 weeks and the scans were not very good.

How Do You Develop 110 Film at Walgreens?

Front of the Order Form used by Walgreens to Develop Film.
Order Form used by Walgreens to Develop A Disposable Camera.

The process to have 110 film developed at Walgreens is very easy. All you you need to do is to fill out information on their own paper envelope and put your disposable camera (one camera per envelope) into it. The steps are as follows:

  1. Locate and go to a Walgreens physical location with a photo department. Bring along your undeveloped disposable camera and ask for a film development envelope.
  2. Fill out the envelope with your information and the list the amount of prints you want.
  3. Place your exposed disposable camera inside the envelope and seal it.
  4. Drop the completed enveloped with your information and number of prints into the collection box in the photo department of Walgreens.

Walgreens will notify you by phone once your order has been processed and ready to be picked up. With your order you will receive is a CD with your digitally scanned negatives on it for future printing or sharing on social media and 4×6″ glossy prints. If you ordered more prints you will also receive those.

Since most computers available now don’t have a CD-rom drive to access the images on the CD you get back from CVS, I recommend bringing along a USB flash drive to transfer the images on the CD to the USB drive at one of the photo kiosks located in CVS so you can get easily transfer them to your computer.

NOTE: Only one camera should be in the order form / envelope so if you are developing multiple cameras, you will need multiple envelopes.

Pros and Cons for Developing 110 Film At Walgreens

Pros:

  • Many Walgreens locations available so it is likely near you
  • No shipping cost
  • Can develop color and black & white disposable or single-use film cameras
  • Can also develop other film formats like color and black & white 35mm film, Advantix (APS), and slide film (E-6) but locations may vary and it takes longer (up to 3 weeks)
  • Prints are better than CVS and Walmart
  • Extra sets of prints are cheaper than CVS and Walmart
  • Free CD of scanned negatives and a set of glossy 4×6 inch prints included with development cost
  • Will call you when your order is ready
  • Decent quality scans but low-resolution (compared to Walmart)
  • Can get just a Photo CD without prints for a cheaper price at $10.48
  • Can get negatives scanned to a Photo CD for just $5.99 (check with the store to see if you get your negatives back)

Cons:

  • Long wait time of 3 weeks or more for 110 film and other specific formats (Advantix / APS, 110, Slide Film / E6, and 35mm)
  • Extra sets of prints are more expensive than CVS and Walmart
  • Receive back low-resolution scans and prints
  • Don’t receive your negatives back
  • Very little, if any, customer service – drop film in a paper envelope in the store
  • No online film development ordering available (must go to the physical location)
  • No bulk pricing available
  • Will not give a discount on scanning if the roll is blank (like some online labs)

You can find more details and comparisons developing your film at Walmart, CVS, or Walgreens by visiting this guide.


3. Developing 110 Film At CVS

CVS Film Processing Webpage
CVS Film Processing Webpage

CVS charges $14.42 to develop 110 film and includes a free CD of your digitally scanned negatives and set of 4×6 inch glossy prints. This is true for both color and black & white 110 film. The price for film development at CVS lands between Walgreens and Walmart (Walmart is the least expensive while Walgreens is the most expensive but tends to produce better scans and prints).

See the chart below for a how much CVS charges to developing 110 film including one set of prints or two sets of prints:

Number of Exposures
Single Set of Glossy Prints (4×6 in.)
Double Set of Glossy Prints (4×6 in.)
24
$14.42
$17.85
Cost of 110 color and black & white fflm development at CVS Pharmacy

Since CVS (like Walgreens and Walmart) do not return your negatives and the scans are not high-quality, check out this list of places to get 110 film developed with much better quality scans that will return your negatives.

How Do You Get 110 Film Developed at CVS?

The good news is the process to have 110 film developed at CVS is very easy. It involves filling out information on a paper envelope that holds your roll of film or a disposable camera (one envelope per each) and completing the following steps below:

  1. Bring along your exposed by undeveloped film (if you are unsure if your film is used or unused, see this guide) and go to the CVS photo department at a physical location and ask for a film development envelope. Bring along your used film (if you are unsure if your film is used or unused, see this guide).
  2. Fill out the order form / envelope as necessary according to your film format and the amount of prints you want
  3. Place your used roll of film or disposable camera inside the order form envelope and seal it. Be aware that you should only place one item per envelope so if you are developing multiple film rolls or cameras, you will need multiple envelopes.
  4. Drop your film (in the envelope) into the collection box in the photo department inside the CVS.

CVS will notify you by phone once your order has been processed and ready to be picked up. What you will receive is your 4×6 inch glossy prints and a CD with your digitally scanned negatives on it for future printing or sharing on social media.

Since most computers available now don’t have a CD-rom drive to access the images on the CD you get back from CVS, I recommend bringing along a USB flash drive to transfer the images on the CD to the USB drive at one of the photo kiosks located in CVS so you can get easily transfer them to your computer.

How long does it take to get 110 film developed at CVS?

Depending on where you live it could take up to 3 weeks or more to develop your roll(s) of color or black & white 110 film.

However, 35m color film or a disposable camera with color film takes the shortest amount of time at 7 – 10 days or more. If you develop another format like 35mm black & white film, a disposable camera loaded with black & white film, APS (Advantix),or slide film (E-6) the processing time will be long at up to 3 weeks or more. This is because CVS (similarly to Walgreens and Walmart) doesn’t develop film onsite and sends it all to a third party developer, such as Fujifilm North America.

Pros and Cons for Developing 110 Film At CVS

Pros:

  • Many locations available so it is likely near you
  • No shipping cost
  • Can do both color and black & white 35mm film including disposable or single-use film cameras
  • Free CD of scanned negatives and a set of glossy 4×6 inch prints included with development cost
  • Will call you when your order is ready
  • Decent quality scans but low-resolution (compared to Walmart)
  • Good option if you are using expired film and not sure how the negatives will turn out since it is so inexpensive (but don’t get film negatives back)

Cons:

  • Long wait time of 3 weeks or more for 110 film
  • Get back low-resolution scans and prints
  • Get back low quality scans
  • Don’t get your negatives back
  • Prints are not as good as Walgreens
  • Very little, if any, customer service – drop film in a paper envelope in the store
  • No online film development ordering available (must go to location)
  • Slightly more expensive than Walmart
  • No bulk pricing available
  • Price for development cost lands between Walgreens and Walmart. With Walmart being the least expensive and Walgreens being the most expensive

You can find more details and comparisons developing your film at Walmart, CVS, or Walgreens by visiting this guide.


4. Dwayne’sPhoto.com

Dwayne's Photo Website
Dwayne’s Photo Website

How Much Does It Cost to Develop a Roll of 110 Film at Dwayne’s Photo?

One of the cheaper places for online lab development of 110 film is Dwayne’s Photo in Parsons, KS. Dwayne’s Photo charges $20 to develop a roll of 110 film with scans and return shipping ($15 + $5 and +$.50 for additional rolls of film for return shipping of the film negatives). Black & white 110 film costs $22 to process with scans and return shipping ($2 more than color) and $23 for slide film with scans and return shipping ($18 + $5 and +$0.50 for additional rolls of film).

If you don’t want scans included with your order than it is $5 less for each type of film. A set of 4×6 inch prints for $4 and 5×7 inch prints for $7.

Online Film Developer
Cost for Film Development with Scans
Cost for Film Development Only (no scans)
Cost for Prints
Return Shipping Included?
How Long?
$15 for color; $17 for b&w; $18 for slide film (unmounted)
$10 for color; $12 for b&w; $13 for slide film (unmounted)
Set of 4×6 inch prints cost $4; A set of 5×7 inch prints cost $7
No, flat $5 + $.50 for each additional film roll
1 – 2 weeks
Price comparison of different mail order film processing facilities that can develop 110 film

Something to consider when using mail-in film processing labs is the price of shipping film to and back from the store, which will add to the overall price. Dwayne’s Photo only charges $5 (+ $.50 per additional roll) for return shipping but doesn’t provide free shipping to the store like other online film processing labs on this list (see Old School Photo Lab).

See this article for more details about the services offered at Dwayne’s Photo.

See this guide on how to mail film safely and how much it costs for mailing film to an online lab like Dwayne’s Photo.

How To Process A Roll of 110 Film at Dwayne’s Photo?

The process to order 110 film development at Dwayne’s Photo is very easy. You have two options to order film development: online form or using the downloadable and printable ordering form.

To use the online form:

  1. Go the services web page of Dwayne’s Photo website
  2. Choose the type of film you want to process from the different categories
  3. Use the dropdown menu to choose scanning options, if you want prints and your print options, if you want to pull or push your film
  4. Click “Add to Cart” button to add your selection to the cart
  5. Change the number of rolls you wish to develop of that type or click the “Continue Shopping” button to add more film formats to process
  6. Click “Proceed to Checkout” when you are ready to complete your order by following the steps
  7. Attach shipping label to a padded mailing envelope or box (don’t use a paper envelope) and tape it closed.
  8. Insert this form, payment, film and drop it off at a mailbox

To use the film processing order form:

  1. Go to this webpage to download the film processing order form
  2. Click the correct film processing order form to download it
  3. Fill out the form as necessary and print the ordering form
  4. Attach shipping label to a padded mailing envelope or box (don’t use a paper envelope) using tape
  5. Insert the ordering form, payment, film, tape it closed, and drop it off at a mailbox

Once your order is received and processed, you will also receive the digital scans in your email if you chose that option with your order and Dwayne’s Photo will send you an email notifying your order has been shipped.

What is the Turnaround Time for Processing A Roll of 110 Film at Dwayne’s Photo?

The turnaround time at Dwayne’s Photo for 110 film can be up to 12 days but is usually faster than this. With online labs you will get your scans faster in your email than you will receive your negatives and/or prints in regular mail. If your film is taking longer than expected, you can contact them at (620) 421-3940 on Monday – Friday 8am-5pm and they will check on your order.

Pros and Cons for Developing A Roll of 110 Film at Dwayne’s Photo

Pros:

  • Generally faster turnaround time than Walmart (less than 12 days)
  • Receive your scans faster online
  • Competitive pricing
  • Can do both color and black & white 110 film plus other film formats
  • Easy mail-in process that can be completed online
  • High-quality scans of your negatives
  • Will get negatives back (also with low cost return shipping)
  • Good and knowledgeable customer service
  • Bulk pricing available
  • More convenient than drug stores because you don’t have to travel to a physical location (other than the post office)
  • Will give a discount on scanning if the roll is blank

Cons:

  • Can be slightly more expensive than drug stores like Walmart, Walgreens, or CVS because of shipping cost
  • Have to pay to mail in your film to the facility

5. The Darkroom

TheDarkroom.com
TheDarkroom.com Website

One of the best options for online lab development of 110 film is TheDarkroom in San Clemente, CA. Now located almost exclusively online, The Darkroom has been in business for more than 40 years. They use the dip and dunk method of film development and have won many awards for customer service and quality over the years. They have an easy to use order tracking system, have been voted best photo lab several times, their website is very easy to use, and they offer free shipping to their facility. They also specialize in developing vintage film.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop a Roll of 110 Film at The Darkroom?

The Darkroom charges $22.95 to develop a roll of 110 film with scans and return shipping ($17 + $5.95 for return shipping of the film negatives). This applies to all 110 film film including color, black & white, and slide film. They are also one of the few online film development labs to offer free shipping to the facility through a pre-paid label.

Unfortunately, TheDarkoom.com doesn’t offer development without scans with 110 film so if you do want this option, I recommend using Dwayne’s Photo.com.

The Darkroom.com also offers as set of 4×6 inch color, glossy prints for $8 and $14 for a set of true silver-halide black & white prints.

Online Film Developer
Cost for Film Development with Scans
Cost for Film Development Only (no scans)
Cost for Prints
Return Shipping Included?
How Long?
$17 with standard-sized scans (1024 x 1270 at 3.75MB)
N/A
A set of 4×6 inch glossy prints is $8; $14 for true black & white prints
No, a flat $5.95
1 – 2 weeks
Price comparison of different mail order film processing facilities that can develop 110 film

Something to consider when using mail-in film processing labs is the price of shipping film to and back from the store, which will add to the overall price. Dwayne’s Photo only charges $5.95 for however many rolls of film you have developed and offers a free shipping label to the store. So it’s one of the best deals online.

See this article for more details about the services offered at TheDarkroom.

See this guide on how to mail film safely and how much it costs for mailing film to an online lab like TheDarkroom.com

How To Process A Roll of 110 Film at The Darkroom?

The process to order 110 film development at TheDarkroom.com is very easy. You have two options to order film development: online form or using the downloadable and printable ordering form.

To use the online form:

  1. Go the services web page of TheDakroom.com website
  2. Choose the “Film Developing” menu on the website and the type of film you want to process from the different categories
  3. Click on the “Start Order” button to enter the online order form
  4. Use the dropdown menu to choose film type, scanning options, if you want prints and your print options, as well as if you want to pull or push your film, slide film processing, cross processing, and add the number of rolls you have
  5. Click “Add to Cart” button to add your selection to the cart
  6. Choose your return shipping method and price
  7. Click “Proceed to Checkout” when you are ready to complete your order by following the steps
  8. Attach shipping label to a padded mailing envelope or box (don’t use a paper envelope) and tape it closed.
  9. Insert the order form, payment, film and drop it off at a mailbox (see this guide for safely packing film for mailing film for development)

To use the film processing order form:

  1. Go to this webpage to download the film processing order form
  2. Click the correct film processing order form to download it
  3. Fill out the form as necessary and print the ordering form
  4. Attach shipping label to a padded mailing envelope or box (don’t use a paper envelope) using tape
  5. Insert the ordering form, payment, film, tape it closed, and drop it off at a mailbox

Once your order is received and processed, you will also receive the digital scans in your email if you chose that option with your order and TheDarkroom.com will send you an email notifying your order has been shipped.

What is the Turnaround Time for Processing A Roll of Film at The Darkroom?

It generally takes 3 – 6 days for your film to be processed and your digital scans to be uploaded to a web gallery for viewing and downloading. However, the more common film formats like 35mm and medium format process much faster than the less common film formats. It also takes about a week for you to receive your negatives back in the mail (depending on which return shipping option you chose). They can also mail your scanned images back on DVDs ($4) or a USB drive ($10).

If you choose to have prints and scans made from film that was previously developed it will generally take 5 – 10 days, not including weekends. Any prints ordered from scans done generally take 2-5 days to produce, not including weekends.

Pros and Cons for Developing A Roll of 110 Film at The Darkroom

Pros:

  • Easy to use and straight forward online ordering system with an online order tracking system
  • Website is easy to navigate
  • Free shipping label available for printing to ship film to their facility
  • Get negatives back (return shipping is $5.95 for one of the lowest option)
  • Can also develop many types of film and formats including disposable cameras, infrared film, slide film (E6), Advantix (APS), 126, and large format sheet film.
  • Will get your negatives back after processing
  • Get scans back via a personalized web gallery on their website for viewing and downloading, USB, or DVD
  • All scans are delivered in JPEG format and automatically corrected for color, contrast, and density or you can choose to have no corrections made.
  • Offers cross-processing and push/pull services
  • Offers other services like genuine darkroom prints (on silver halide-based darkroom paper)
  • Offers a voucher for free film development (expires in 1 year) in the future if film is blank

Cons:

  • No real phone number to call for questions but has a easy to use ordering system
  • Doesn’t offer development only without scans with 110 film

6. Old School Photo Lab

Old School Photo Lab Website
Old School Photo Lab Website

One of the better options for online lab development of 110 film is Old School Photo Lab Dover, New Hampshire. Old School Photo Lab modern photography developing lab that is “here to make shooting film in the digital age easy, affordable, seamless, and fun” since 1981 using the newest, efficient, and environmentally friendly methods. They also offer free shipping to and from their facility using their free printable shipping label as well as with a purchase of new rolls of film if you also purchase processing. Film processing is done by using their online order form and a printable one as well on their website.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop a Roll of 110 Film at Old School Photo Lab?

Old School Film Lab charges $26 to develop a roll of color 110 film with scans, $27 for black & white 110 film, and $28 for 110 slide film. They are also one of the few online film development labs to offer free shipping to the facility and back through a pre-paid label making it included with the price of development. It is $10 less to order film development without scans for all three types of 110 film.

The Darkroom.com also offers as set of 4×5 inch color, glossy prints for $6 more.

Online Film Developer
Cost for Film Development with Scans
Cost for Film Development Only (no scans)
Cost for Prints
Return Shipping Included?
How Long?
$26 for color: $27 for b&w; $28 for slide film
$16 for color: $17 for b&w; $18 for slide film
A set of 4×5 inch prints cost $6 more
Yes, price includes free shipping there to facility and back
2 – 3 weeks
Price comparison of different mail order film processing facilities that can develop 110 film

Something to consider when using mail-in film processing labs is the price of shipping film to and back from the store, which will add to the overall price. Old School Photo Lab adds the price of shipping to the facility and back into the price of development with a free shipping label so you know the true cost for processing, which most other developers do not do.

See this article for more details about the services offered at Old School Photo Lab.

See this guide on how to mail film safely and how much it costs for mailing film to an online lab like Old School Photo Lab.

How To Process A Roll of 110 Film at Old School Photo Lab?

The process to order 110 film development at Old School Photo Lab is very easy. You just use the online form to order your film processing by following these steps:

  1. Go the services web page of Old School Photo Lab website
  2. Use the dropdown menus to choose film type, scanning options, add ons, if you want prints and your print options, as well as if you want to pull or push your film, and add the number of rolls you have
  3. Click “Add to Cart” button to add your selection to the cart
  4. Click “Continue Shopping” at the bottom of the page to continue shopping or “check out” to check out
  5. Fill out your information and click “Continue to Shipping”
  6. Enter your billing information and choose “Pay Now” button to confirm
  7. Print out the pre-paid label
  8. Attach shipping label to a padded mailing envelope or box (don’t use a paper envelope) and tape it closed.
  9. Insert the order form, payment, film and drop it off at a mailbox (see this guide for safely packing film for mailing film for development)

Once your order is received and processed, you will also receive the digital scans in your email if you chose that option with your order and Old School Photo Lab will send you an email notifying your order has been shipped.

What is the Turnaround Time for Processing A Roll of Film at Old School Photo Lab?

Old School Photo Lab processes film monday through friday. Once they receive your film it can take a week to two weeks for your roll to be processed and week for your negatives to return (depending on how many rolls you sent in). For 110 film, the entire process usually takes about 2 weeks.

Pros and Cons for Developing A Roll of 110 Film at Old School Photo Lab

Pros:

  • Easy to use and straight forward online ordering system
  • Website is very easy to navigate overall but especially for film processing
  • Can also process 35mm color and black & white film, Advantix (APS), disposable cameras, 126, 127/828 , slide film (E6), C-22 / vintage film, large format sheet film (4×5 only), and infrared films.
  • They can scan slides and negatives from previously developed film
  • Free shipping of your film to their facility and free shipping for return of your negatives using USPS first class
  • Free shipping on order of new film when you also buy processing
  • Scans are in JPEG format (unless you choose the upgraded option with TIFFs) and sent by email with a link to your scans for viewing and download
  • Push / Pull during film development services offered
  • Cross-processing and reverse cross processing services offered
  • Discounts available where 4-9 rolls save 10%, 10+ rolls save 15%, and you can contact them for large bulk orders for more of a discounts.

Cons:

  • Cannot process Disc film, Minox, movie film (beside re-loaded 35mm ECN film), or E-2 / E-4 slide film
  • Price is a bit higher than others on the list but shipping is included so you don’t have to worry about hidden fees to get your film developed

7. Process One Photo

Process One Photo Website
Process One Photo Website

Process One Photo has offered quality photo prints and developing film since 1984 in Overland Park, Kansas and pride themselves on the quality of their work as well as their friendly customer service. They are a locally owned, full service custom photo and digital imaging lab offering premium quality photo prints, fine art and poster prints, video & DVD services, photo restoration, and much more. They also give back to our Kansas City area community by supporting local arts organizations, civic causes and charitable organizations. Film processing is done by using a printable order form available on their website.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop a Roll of 110 Film at Process One Photo?

Process One Photo can only process color 110 film for $19.99 and and includes a set of 4×6 inch prints.

Unfortunately, they don’t offer development of 110 film without scans and don’t offer free shipping to or from the facility.

Online Film Developer
Cost for Film Development with Scans
Cost for Film Development Only (no scans)
Cost for Prints
Return Shipping Included?
How Long?
$24.95 for color 110 with digital scans
$4.99 for color 110 only without scans or prints
$19.99 for development and 4×6″ prints
No
1 – 2 weeks
Price comparison of different mail order film processing facilities that can develop 110 film

Something to consider when using mail-in film processing labs is the price of shipping film to and back from the store, which will add to the overall price. Process One Photo does not offer free shipping to or from the facility.

See this article for more details about the services offered at Process One Photo

See this guide on how to mail film safely and how much it costs for mailing film to an online lab like Process One Photo

How To Process A Roll of 110 Film at Process One Photo?

The process to order 110 film development at Old School Photo Lab is very easy. You just use the downloadable and printable form to order your film processing by following these steps:

  1. Go Process One Photo website and download and print their order form
  2. Fill out the order form
  3. Attach shipping label to a padded mailing envelope or box (don’t use a paper envelope) using tape
  4. Insert the order form, payment, film, tape it closed, and drop it off at a mailbox (see this guide for safely packing film for mailing film for development)

Once your order is received and processed, you will also receive the digital scans in your email if you chose that option with your order and Process One Photo will send you an email notifying your order has been shipped out.

What is the Turnaround Time for Processing A Roll of Film at Process One Photo?

At Process One Photo they process film monday through friday, the entire process usually takes about 2 weeks. You can find more specific information about turnaround times on this webpage.

Rush film processing is available but 100% rush charge will apply.

Pros and Cons for Developing A Roll of 110 Film at Process One Photo

Pros:

  • Website is very easy to navigate overall with a lot of useful information and prices are easy to find
  • Very friendly customer service with a real phone number to call
  • Scans are in JPEG format and delivered by either a DVD or USB or to your email with a dropbox link for viewing and download
  • Relatively short processing times
  • Can process 35mm color and black & white film, Advantix (APS) and Nexia (24mm) color film, color and B&W disposable cameras, 126 color, slide film (E6), and large format sheet film (only 4×5 inch in B&W and slide film).
  • They can scan slides and negatives from previously developed film
  • Push services for film available for no extra cost.
  • Can save money on return shipping by picking up film from facility if you live in the area
  • If the film does not turn out, or is blank, you’ll only be charged $4.99 for developing the film, not the full price.

Cons:

  • Have to pay to mail in your film to the facility
  • Can only process color 110 film
  • No online ordering system for film processing only the printable version

Tips on Sending 110 Mail Through the Mail

Below are a few tips to follow that will make sure your film arrives to the processing lab safely.

  • Put film in a clear, plastic Ziplock-style bag. Make sure that you pack the film rolls carefully, using a clear, plastic Ziplock bag. A clear, plastic bag will protect your film from water damage and keep your film from falling out if your padded envelope gets torn during transit.
  • Use a padded envelope to ship film. Do not use a bag, paper envelope, or bubble style mailer when sending mail to be processed, since these can be easily torn and don’t offer any protection. Only use a thick, padded envelope when mailing in small orders of film for development since it doesn’t easily tear and put your film in a clear, plastic bag before placing it into the padded envelope.
  • Use a small box for a larger order. If you are shipping a large order of film to be processed, then I suggest that you use a small cardboard box along with some padding using newspaper or plastic grocery bags. Just like with a padded envelope, you should also put your film in clear, plastic Ziplock bags when using a box to keep the film together and prevent them from falling out.
  • Label the canisters. The people who work in a photo processing center are skilled professionals, but they aren’t mind readers. They don’t know whether a roll should be pushed or pulled and or how many stops so it’s important to label your film canisters accordingly. It can also help to label the rolls in the order in which they were shot. This will help ensure a consistent look across all your pictures.
  • Use a proven carrier. I recommend using USPS when shipping film to the processing lab in the US. I’ve used them before and I had no problem with my film reaching its destination. Whatever carrier you use, I suggest dropping off your film at the post office or carrier location. You may need to do this anyway to purchasing postage, but if you purchase the label and print the mailing label at home, dropping it off will will give you a piece of mind.
  • Save Money on Shipping. If you are shipping between 1 – 10 rolls of film, then I suggest using USPS First Class Package Service which is about 10 rolls of 110 film in a clear plastic bag), which will cost between $4.50 – $7.65 to mail depending on it’s destination. If you are mailing more than 10 rolls of film, than I suggest using a flat rate small-sized box, which will cost $9.45 or a padded flat rate envelope for $9.65, no matter how far and up to 70 lbs (31.7 kg).
  • Be Aware of Hot Mailboxes and Drop Off Your Film at the Post Office. Be aware that film is susceptible to heat and humidity, especially color film. So, when mailing film be careful of mailboxes in direct sunlight as it can be so hot in the mailbox that the film can start to degrade. For this reason it is best to drop off your film

See this article for more information about sending mail through the mail and how much it costs.

Develop A Roll of 110 Film At Home To Save Money Long-Term

Developing Film with a Film Tank and Changing Bag
Developing Film with a Film Tank and Changing Bag

Of course, another option that hasn’t yet been discussed in this article is to learn how to develop 110 film at home. While the upfront cost of developing 110 film at home involves getting the necessary chemicals and equipment is more than getting your film developed at a drugstore or mail order film processing lab, however the high upfront cost will pay off in the long run. For example, once you purchase what you need to develop black & white film at home (around $146), you can develop more than 84 rolls of black & white 110 film before you need to replenish the chemicals which works out to be about $2 per film roll. To develop 110 film at home you will also need a specially-sized 110 film reel for your development tank, which costs around $20 on Etsy.

The hardest part of developing 110 film at home is learning how to wind the film in the camera to make it easier to remove the film from the canister so you don’t have to cut the film out. After removing the 110 film from the cassette, it is just like developing 35mm color or black & white film so follow this guide I wrote about how to develop black & white film at home or this guide I wrote about how to develop color film at home.

Final Thoughts

Several places still develop 110 film but the prices and quality vary. While Walmart is the cheapest overall option at $9.96 for development, scans, and a set of 4×6 inch glossy prints) the scans and prints you get back are mediocre, it takes up to 3 weeks (or longer), and you don’t get back your negatives.

Professional online labs like Dwayne’s Photo, The Darkroom, Process One Photo, and Old School Film lab charge a bit more but make up for their shipping and processing time by their high-quality scans and development. Unlike processing 110 film at Walmart, Walgreens, and CVS other film labs will return your scans within a few days before you receive your the negatives back along with prints.

Below is a chart that compares different places and labs across the US that can develop 110 film by in-person or by mail:

Film Developer
Cost for Film Development with Scans
Cost for Film Development Only (no scans)
Cost for Prints
Return Shipping Included?
How Long?
$9.96 for 1 set of prints; $12.96 for two
N/A
1 set of 4×6 inch prints Included in price
N/A
3 Weeks
$14.99 for 1 set of prints; +$4 for additional sets
N/A
1 set of 4×6 inch prints Included in price
N/A
3 Weeks
$14.42 for 1 set of prints; $$17.85 for two
N/a
1 set of 4×6 inch prints Included in price
N/A
3 Weeks
$17 with standard-sized scans (1024 x 1270 at 3.75MB)
N/A
A set of 4×6 inch glossy prints is $8; $14 for true black & white prints
No, a flat $5.95
1 – 2 weeks
$15 for color; $17 for b&w; $18 for slide film (unmounted)
$10 for color; $12 for b&w; $13 for slide film (unmounted)
Set of 4×6 inch prints cost $4; A set of 5×7 inch prints cost $7
No, flat $5 + $.50 for each additional film roll
1 – 2 weeks
$26 for color: $27 for b&w; $28 for slide film
$16 for color: $17 for b&w; $18 for slide film
A set of 4×5 inch prints cost $6 more
Yes, price includes free shipping there to facility and back
2 – 3 weeks
$24.95 for color 110 with digital scans
$4.99 for color 110 only without scans or prints
$19.99 for development and 4×6″ prints
No
2 – 3 weeks
Price comparison of different places that can develop 110 film

Based on the chart above, I’d recommend Dwayne’s Photo or The Darkroom for film development based on price, turnaround time, price of scans, the fact you get your negatives back and how easy the ordering system is to use.

If you are looking to purchase more 110 film, see this guide on 110 film.

For information on how to package your film for mailing when developing film to these places see this guide.

Lee

My name is Lee and I love photography and learning. I received a Master of Fine Arts in Photography in 2010 and have worked as a university professor for the last 10 years in addition to being a working photographer. I started this website to learn more about digital and film-based photography and to provide a resource for all of my students.

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