expired film?

Discussion in 'Film Discussion and Q & A' started by EricO, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. EricO

    EricO TPF Noob!

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    Any opinions on purchasing expired film?
     
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    Unless it has been subjected to unusually high temps, it should be just fine.
    I mentioned that during the 1960s, in the Air Force, I had a darkroom equiped and supplied with WWII left overs. All worked just fine.
     
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    Consumer film or pro film?

    Consumer film (off the shelf stuff) is expected to sit around for a while...so it's not usually too big of a deal when it's expired. Pro film, on the other hand, is expected to be used when fresh (often kept refrigerated or even frozen)...so if it's expired, it might be 'farther gone' than consumer film.
    (I think that's right...:scratch: )
     
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    Geez, you must be about as old as I am...lol
     

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