A&P Thinking of opening photo studio..

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  1. Valence

    Valence Gustav Refugee

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    Also interested in processing film and prints.. looking for websites of companies who make the photo processing machines at walmart, eckerds, etc. Anyone know who makes or leases them?
     
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    dude do you have a lot of $$$ ?

    I believe those photo lab machines cost upwards of 25k or more...

    Fuji makes the best mini lab ive ever had prints from, its the Fuji Frontier... i know AGFA makes them too...

    realize that film is slowly being replaced by digital though, all the photography stores around me have started to offer digital services because they know that in the near future the regular customer will no longer use film...

    (IMO the future of film is on students and people who photograph for the love of the art, most practical uses of photography will be taken over by digital, and in some cases it already is, at least in the 35mm format)
     
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    Valence Gustav Refugee

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    I plan on making a detailed detailed business plan... putting up some of my own money to get a large business loan... notice I say "plan", I would like to LEASE those machines with the option to buy. I wish I could find something about these machines, and process slide prints too.
     
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    check with Fuji and AGFA
     
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    Qualex, a division of Kodak, leases and services many processors that are used in stores like Target and Walmart. My company makes many of the training videos that teaches people how to operate this equipment. Qualex is located in Durham, NC.
     
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    noritsu > *

    fuji comes in a close second

    afga for a digital lab....
     
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    eckerds has noritsu, not too impressed
     
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    fuji frontier machine > *.minilab IMO
     

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