Third Man Photo Studio

Photo of darkroom courtesy of Third Man Records

Jack White's Nashville storefront of Third Man Records is now home to Third Man Photo Studio, a film development and analog print studio. Following a soft launch this summer for local customers, it's now accepting film from photographers worldwide. The studio, led by darkroom operator Nicole Taylor, is located in the back of Third Man Records' famed Blue Room performance space.

What to know

Third Man Photo Studio uses traditional photographic enlargement techniques to create archival-quality prints from film negatives. The hands-on, all analog process yields photographic prints free of pixels and ink.

According to a release, photo chemists hand process C-41 (color negative), black and white, and E-6 (color positive/slide) films. The studio is currently accepting 110, 35mm, 120 and 220 roll films.

What they said

"Third Man has worked hard to combine modern and traditional practices for the digital photography enthusiast. Our photo chemists are able to convert any digital image into a physical negative."

The lab is open daily from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and accepts film by drop-off or mail.

You can learn more about the process and what's accepted on Third Man's website. Watch the video below to see what goes on behind the scenes:


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