Developing color film at home.

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  1. Weaving Wax

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    Everyone processes B+W, but is it possible to process color at home, too or would I need to take it somewhere to get it developed? I mainly shoot color...I enjoy it more than B+W, but I wonder if developing color at home is more trouble than it's worth...
     
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    Developing color negative or slide film [one exception: Kodachrome] at home is entirely possible. The processes are finicky with respect to time and temperature.

    There will be no cost benefit. However, the control gained [burning in, dodging, etc.] may be worth the time and effort for some.
     
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    The thing about Color film is that the temperature needs to be exactly the same everytime you develop if you want consistent results.
     
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    Thanks guys, I might just take those in and get those developed and scan/print the negitives myself...
     
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    nealjpage multi format master in a film geek package

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    What about Kodachrome? Is there any way to do this myself?
     
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