Welcome to our blog. We thought we'd do a little intro about who we are just in case you're new to us or don't know what we're all about.

Sip & Develop in Silver Spring is for anyone and everyone who loves to take pictures, those interested in learning about film development, or those just looking for a fun night out with friends, family, co-workers, or complete strangers! With Sip & Develop, you have the freedom to choose your own film, pick up a camera from our wide selection of cameras and borrow other equipment, and develop your pictures in a fun social environment. Check out our blog posts to discover fun photography and photo development information and tips, and book your next group event or reserve your seat in one of our classes today!

Mommy and Me Date Night at Sip and Develop

By Rashon Robinson / February 9, 2023

Check out our friend’s blog post about her experience at Sip n Develop

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Peter and Elizabeth Howe: Siblings and Photographers

By madwire / April 13, 2022

At Sip & Develop in Silver Spring, Maryland, we’re proud to be the first and only film development company that allows customers to enjoy a “Bring Your Own” beverage atmosphere as they develop their photography film. When you visit us, you can reserve our darkroom equipment to develop your photos yourself, or we can teach…

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4 Reasons Why Sip & Develop Is The Perfect Gift

By madwire / February 25, 2022

You don’t have to be passionate about  photography and developing film to have an unforgettable experience! Sip & Develop is a first-of-its-kind establishment in Silver Springs, Maryland combining the lighthearted self-serve beverage premise with the chance to create and develop your own unique photos! This twist on the typical date night ideas is not only…

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How Sip And Develop Can Level Up Your Next Event

By madwire / February 24, 2022

If you’re looking for a unique way to level up your next event, look no further than Sip & Develop. We offer film processing and photo development services paired with self-serve beverage options that are perfect for events of all sizes. Our team will work with you to create a custom film processing and photo…

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Our Film Developing Process

By madwire / February 23, 2022

At Sip and Develop in Silver Springs, Maryland, we provide you with the resources and environment you need to develop your film photography. Whether you have your own film that needs to be developed or you want to try your hand at taking photos and developing them in our studio, we have everything you need.…

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