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A Film Lover’s Gift Guide

Christmas is just around the corner and we thought it would be helpful to give you some gift ideas for that special film lover in your life! Ilford HP5 – $16.00 The most popular B&W film on the market, if they love B&W they’ll love this  Portra 400 – $22 per roll Amazing colours, smooth […]

Artist Interview – Thomas Seear-Budd

Tell us a little bit about yourself! Hello, my name is Thomas Seear-Budd. I am a 30 year photographer and Architect based in Wellington. I run a small Architecture practice with my good friend James Ross. My photographic work predominantly consists of fashion and architecture photography. Outside of work I love to travel, exercise, and […]


Artist Interview – Frances Carter

Tell us a little bit about yourself! Kia ora, my name is Frances and I live in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland. I take photos of people, mainly in the genres of music/fashion/portraiture. Outside of photography I like music, reading, running, social change, and trash talking at the pool hall.   How did your love of […]


Meet the Team – 2020

It’s been a while since we last did one of these, and since then we’ve had a new member join the team! So here’s a little bit of information about all of us that work here… Lorenzo – Founder Lorenzo founded the lab in 2017 after processing film commercially for a few years. He has […]

Artist Interview – Angelu Cayanan

Tell us a little bit about yourself! Hi, I’m Angie and I’m a camera assistant/photographer currently based in Wellington. I currently work full time in the film industry under the camera department, and I love taking photos as my creative outlet on the side. How did your love of photography come about? About a year […]


Artist Interview – Nicole Brannen

Tell us a little bit about yourself! Hi! I’m Nicole, an Auckland based photographer and one of The Black and White Box lab gals! I spend four days of the week in the lab developing and scanning film, and spend the rest of the week trying to shoot my own personal work and have a […]

Artist Interview – Kate Rampling

Tell us a bit about you! My name is Kate and I’m an Australian living in beautiful New Zealand. My upbringing had a big impact on the work that I create now. I have an identical twin sister and we spent our early years in a haunted house overlooking the ocean. My family heritage is […]

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Metal and Plastic Canister Recycling

Hey all! As we process more and more film the amount of canisters we have as surplus increases. We have added these to the website as products so you can grab as many as you like when shipping. If you come in store they are FREE of charge. If you buy online it is $5 […]

Artist Interview – Ngaru Garland

  Tell us a little bit about yourself! Kia ora! I’m a 21 year old photographer based in central Auckland. I spend my Sunday to Thursdays folding tees to pay the bills, and in my spare time I try to strike a good balance of doing my creative mahi, and just enjoying and experiencing life […]