Shelf Life of Film

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  1. gabelimom

    gabelimom TPF Noob!

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    Hi all-

    I have some medium format film which I have stored in my closet. The oldest film is about 1 year old and there were no fluctuations in temperature in the closet. Is it still good to use? Thanks!

    Jennifer
     
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    Sounds like it should be just fine. Even if it were a year out of date - I'd still pop it in and give it a go! :) Should still perform as advertised.
     
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    Jennifer, if it is negative film, I agree with Terri. Any aging can be adjusted out at printing time. If it is transparency film, then it is likely to have a slightly cold color cast.
     
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    Thank you both for your advice. I am dying to use it on an upcoming shoot, but don't want to waste the $$$ if it's not going to work. Thanks!

    Jennifer
     
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    So bang off a roll and check it out. You should than know how the rest of it will run.
     

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