[Darkroom] Mystery 35mm film

Chris Murphy chrisnoisebridge at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 16:23:33 PST 2009


It's most likely tri-x or tmax since those were commonly bulk loaded  
for students. Pro's usually would avoid bulk loaders because they can  
scratch the entire roll of film.

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On Nov 16, 2009, at 15:36, Audrey Penven <audrey at lostinthenoise.net>  
wrote:

> 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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