About Us

Established in 1954, DS Colour Labs is now a third-generation business specialising
in online print and photographic product services.

photo books
acrylic panels
film processing



Originally starting out as a wedding and portrait studio in the heart of Manchester’s Didsbury village, the studio soon flourished into a film processing and printing lab. In 2005 the company took a further step forward and entered the online market for photographic printing services. Subsequently securing additional production premises to accommodate the growth of the business.

While the retail site in Didsbury village still fulfills all of our film services, the main production premises is now the forefront of the business. Priding ourselves on producing the highest quality products at affordable prices, while maintaining fast turnaround times.

With an ever-growing catalogue of products, ranging from standard prints through to photo books, gift-ware, contemporary wall art and traditional framing. We are continuously researching photographic developments and exploring new ideas and product expansions, in order to continue providing the very best products and services for our clients.

DS Colour Labs has built a strong reputation for providing a reliable high-quality high-speed service, and it is our lab production system which enables our customers to submit an order for printing in before 1pm and receive their order the morning of the following day.

With a knowledgeable and passionate team, you can rest assured that you will receive only the very best service at DS Colour Labs, making our business the perfect choice for all of your photographic needs.