[Darkroom] PET base film nightmares

Kelly hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 19:06:09 PST 2010


Those are great shots. I'm surprised you had so much breakage.
Supposedly PET is very strong? (i.e.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Film_base#Polyester)

Is it inflexible?

-Kelly

On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 21:21, Jasmine Strong
<jasmine at electronpusher.org> wrote:
>
> In the unlikely case that anyone is interested, here are scans.  Not all of these shots came out the way I wanted.  Plus I lost half a film to the spooly-gremlins.  :-(
>
> http://picasaweb.google.com/closeenoughforjas/Cn200Digibase?pli=1&gsessionid=F4ewu_KgNQmPwD5655k5aA#
>
> The results are pretty remarkable for a C41 film.
>
> -J.
>
> On 13 Nov 2010, at 15:14, Jasmine Strong wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I shot a roll of Agfa/Rollei/Maco Digibase CN200 today.  It's a PET base film, rather than the usual acetate base, and I had a heck of a time getting it onto my processing spiral (the standard plastic one you get with the Patterson tanks).
>>
>> Does anyone have any tips?  I ruined half a film this way, and that makes me sad.
>>
>> -J.
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