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01-06-2014, 11:29 PM - 1 Like   #16
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The film starts in the can and as you take photos is wound onto the takeup spool (righthand side of camera when viewed from back)
After you've finished the roll you turn the rewind knob to wind it back onto the original spool inside the canister.
As you take photos the rewind knob should slowly turn the opposite way to the arrow as the film is unwound (it may not do it the first few shots as there is a bit of slack)

The button underneath simply unlocks the takeup spool to allow the film to wind back into the canister (it's a safety thing to prevent accidentally winding back and double exposing shots)

It very much sounds like the film didn't wind onto the takeup properly, it happens to everybody.



The other thing, and please forgive me if this question seems blindingly obvious (but some people have never, ever used film before, so might not be aware)

The film has been developed hasn't it?
You didn't just finish the roll, rewind it, and then take the film out of the canister expecting photos?


(again, sorry if it's obvious, but I've met some people who've never even seen a roll of film, let alone have a concept of how you get images onto it)
Quite funny you're right I was expecting photos on the film strip but sadly no only photos will appear after its been developed and I've ruined the whole roll by exposing it . Oh and it was my first time shooting film so yeah I am quite the newbie

01-07-2014, 12:36 AM   #17
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Well, at least it's an easy fix............ not for that roll though :P
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Well, at least it's an easy fix............ not for that roll though :P
haha yeah oh well, stuff happens. Im happy that im getting the hang of shooting film at a nice pace. thanks for the help
01-07-2014, 09:39 AM   #19
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Here's a site that has a lot of information for a new film user.
http://www.guidetofilmphotography.com/

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Quite funny you're right I was expecting photos on the film strip but sadly no only photos will appear after its been developed and I've ruined the whole roll by exposing it
Oh! My!


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Cheers for that mate!, I appreciate it
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