SIP & DEVELOP?
Sip & Develop in Silver Spring prides itself on being the only company in the United States that combines a social environment with easy-to-understand film developing instructions. NO film developing experience is required! We’ll entertain you and your friends, co-workers, or family as we show you step-by-step how to develop photos!
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What do we offer?
Our Individual and Group Event Options
Classes - a unique way to learn about developing film with strangers in a fun-filled social atmosphere.
Parties - schedule a private group party with us today and enjoy developing photos with everyone you choose to invite.
Darkroom - enjoy some time to yourself in the darkroom and gain confidence in developing film all on your own
Picture taking - gain the knowledge you’ve always wanted when it comes to taking pictures and utilize our professional services for all your picture-taking adventures.
Retail sales - Capture your film-developing experience with merchandise in a fun way.
How It Works?
Choose your activity from our selection of in-house photography, camera sign-out self-photography, film development, or a combination of each. You can even host your own private group event with us or simply reserve our darkroom for your own personal use.
Come experience the first Sip & Develop that opened in the United States and discover the joys of film-developing near you!
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"This Sip & Develop Is Fun overall! The host are amazing with customer service and laughter. It’s great for a date night and even a event for family. Make sure you put this in your itinerary while you’re in the DMV area!"
"Great class, great teach, 10/10 Experience!!"
"Wonderful, Wonderful experience! I'll come back again & again"
"Great, GREAT experience! Awesome for date night, couples fun, team building, end of the term, or milestone celebration. Support Excellence ✨✨ "
"Very cool concept + staff are so helpful and enthusiastic! Really a gem of a place!"
"Brilliant idea. Excellent execution. Charismatic team. Our night at Sip&Develop was fun and surprisingly addicting. Looking forward to coming back and spending more time in the darkroom while sipping on suds with other artistic minds!"
"The staff and professionalism of this business was excellent. The overall experience is highly recommended. What a great opportunity to share, learn, engage, take a friend, or loved one to a great experience."
"Very exquisite experience with my wife and I I definitely will be back the Aviance and professionalism I mister a Shawn Robinson was excellent also will be back"
"Very fun social setting. Professional staff. Would highly recommend."
" Great Atmosphere! The staff is amazing, definitely going back! Thinking about planning a birthday party or even a team building event with my company. Thanks
Sip and Develop! "
" First off this place is black owned ( we love to see it). We came as a date night. The staff was super accommodating and friendly . Definitely had fun, we’re going to try to come back in the near future. Thanks Again for such a great Experience Rashon and the rest of the crew. "
" Sip & Develop was amazing! Way better than anticipated. Cat was a great teacher and very patient with us as we learned the picture developing process. 10/10 would recommend"
" If anyone is every in the D.M.V area I highly recommend checking out sip and develop. Great experience great people great atmosphere! Planning my next visit real soon."
" Great Experience! Found this place off Tiktok and had a great time. "
" Had a great experience can't wait to go back"
" Full of fun , laughs, teachings, and vibes !!!"