[Darkroom] Mystery 35mm film

Audrey Penven audrey at lostinthenoise.net
Mon Nov 16 15:36:40 PST 2009


If I'm remembering it correctly, I'm almost positive that it's black
and white.  If the film itself is grey or grey-purple, which I think
it is, it's unlikely that it's color.  I don't think it's worth the
money or effort of convincing photoworks to do it until we first try
at Rayko.

- Audrey

On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Kelly <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> wrote:
> I could do that next time I'm at Rayko.  I should have some BW to do
> in the next week or two.  I could take the film loader home (I don't
> think there's anywhere light-tight at NB) and put a snip in a film
> canister and label it.  And maybe Joachim, whichever of us finishes a
> roll of BW first can go develop it.
>
> I'm getting some C41 developed tomorrow, so if we think that's worth a
> shot I could probably convince Photoworks to develop it with my film.
>
> -Kelly
>
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Audrey Penven
> <audrey at lostinthenoise.net> wrote:
>> It looks like black and white film.  Developing it in black and white
>> chemicals at some average amount of time (9 minutes?) should make the
>> markings show up on the film edges.
>>
>> -audrey
>>
>> On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 6:17 PM, Arlen Abraham <arlen.abraham at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> maybe take a snip (6" or so) of it to a lab and have them process it
>>> c-41? even if it's e-6 you should be able to read the code off the
>>> resulting neg.
>>>
>>> --a
>>>
>>> On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 12:05, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
>>>> Sometime ago a bulk loader full of 35mm film was donated to the
>>>> darkroom. It feels heavy and contains some sort of film. Anyone have
>>>> advice on how to figure out what kind of film it is so we can all start
>>>> using it? Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Rubin Abdi
>>>> rubin at starset.net
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