E6 processing in Mexico City

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  1. jojoman2

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    Hey folk, I'm moving to Mexico City and was considering shooting Provia. What's the current ease/price of E6 development?
     
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    jojoman2

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    If it's crazy expensive I was considering carrying around a sharpie and marking rolls I felt had important photos for development to check exposure and approach, saving the rest until I move back to the states.
     
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    I was there 10 years ago and used a lab called LMI who did good work. They were processing C41 and E6 for me. I did a quick google search and it looks like they are still in business so you could ask them. It would be helpful if you speak Spanish as when I was there none of the staff spoke English.
     
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    It's a little hard, but I think there are one or two labs in Mexico City that actually still do E-6. LMI is one of them (as pointed out). I THINK Foto Citlali also does this, not sure though. Best of luck.
     
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    If you don't mind home processing (E-6 is a bit more toxic, wear gloves) then you can buy the home E-6 kits (may still be too expensive to ship to Mexico). I use a sous vide cooker to keep both that and my C-41 chemicals to temp in a large water bucket.
     
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