From: Cari Machet (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Mar 31 2006 - 10:11:57 PST
i go 2 ben ness
they do xfers 2
but i have not used that aspect
i have had pac lab "problems"
but am into accidents as non-accidental
forde is great
but shipping can create issues
On 3/30/06, andrew lampert <email suppressed> wrote:
> I picked up two rolls of b/w (one plus-x and a tri-x
> that had been pushed two stops) from Pac Lab today and
> was surprised at how good they looked. The
> highlights and shadows were great in both reels, even
> if I was trying to shoot too much in the dark with the
> tri-x. At the same time there was a weird flutter and
> I couldn't figure out if it was chemical or my
> normally solid projector. I'm going to watch again in
> a bit to figure that out. It used to be that when I
> had film Tri-X pushed there would be scratches and
> flaked emulsion, but they seem to have got that under
> control. That problem really marred a few reels I
> shot. Every once in awhile I shoot the old Ektachrome
> and it doesn't ever look that good, but this isn't
> their fault, I just don't like the stock. Overall, I
> think Pac Lab is good and they are trying hard to
> address whatever problems might exist operating in
> that weird little basement like they do. I am a bit
> prejudiced though as I work one block away. I'm too
> lazy to go anywhere else. I think that the older
> gentleman who used to be there is gone, but I've seen
> a lot of these people there for years now. Maybe they
> bought it? I can't remember the story. One of the
> guys was involved at another lab for years. A1 also
> does it in New York but I can't remember the last time
> I went there or why I would have never gone back.
> Probably proximity.
> Good luck,
> --- Gail Mentlik <email suppressed> wrote:
> > I'm looking for a lab recommendation for processing
> > both the old and
> > the new super-8 Tri-x (7278 & 7266) stocks, as well
> > as S-8 7240 (VNF)
> > and the new 64T Ektachrome stocks.
> > Usually I would send the B/w to Pac Lab, but I
> > haven't used them in
> > about a year and understand that there is new
> > management/staff there.
> > Has anyone recently had b/w or Ektachrome processed
> > at Pac Lab or knows
> > about the changes there?
> > The other lab I was considering for the tri-x and
> > Ektachrome was Forde
> > Lab in Seattle. Has anyone had B&W processed there
> > or Ektachrome
> > recently? Forde Lab has just moved and merged with
> > Alpha Cine; I'm
> > wondering how that will affect their super-8
> > processing.
> > Any thoughts on the above two labs or other
> > recommendations would be
> > appreciated.
> > Thanks.
> > Gail Mentlik
> > For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at
> > <email suppressed>.
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