Printing Digital and Film Photos

Post by Mark

A few years ago I posted about my favorite place to print digital photos, Boushahri off of Baghdad Street in Salmiya. Since that post two things have happened, first they merged or got bought out (not sure which) by their old competitor Ashkanani who used to be located across the street from them. The second thing that happened is they changed locations.

Saturday night I passed by their old Baghdad Street location to print some photos and found them closed. So I passed by yesterday morning and they were still closed. I just figured their Ramadan timings were weird and I was missing them. Then by chance last night, I was walking over from my apartment building to the ATM machine in the building next door when I came across their new location. I recognized all the employees before I noticed the sign outside and walked in. Turns out they had just moved to the new location this past Saturday.

Ashkanani can print your digital photos in various sizes, I usually print them in 10×15 and it costs 150fils per photo. For film lovers they also sell 35mm film in their store and they can also develop any size of film including 35mm and 120mm (as long as its color film).

So if you’re looking for a place to develop your photos, here is their location on [Google Maps]. If you’re driving there then I would recommend you park in the lot next to McDonalds across the street.


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9 comments, add your own...


  1. Les says:

    On a related note, I have loads of photos from the 70s – 80s that I want to scan, digitize and archive before they fade completely.

    Does anyone know where I can get hundreds of old photos scanned reliably and (relatively) inexpensively?

  2. Ali says:

    Do you know if they print on canvas?

  3. Tarek J says:

    You sure about 120 film??i have about 5 rolls waiting to be developed

  4. Fatemah says:

    Wataniya Mall second floor is 100 fils per photo, and they sell Kodak film for 1.500


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