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02-03-2009, 12:27 AM   #1
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Expired film.....

is it work trying? I have about 12 rolls that expired between 1999 and 2002.

02-03-2009, 01:13 AM   #2
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Sure why not,
If it is Black and White film it will probably be OK. If the fim is 400 or faster try overexposing by 1 stop to overcome any possible fog.

If it is color film you may get some funky color casts but it is worth the fun
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Film doesn't go all that bad on expiration, not like milk, say

If you don't want to shoot it, you can try selling it, the LOMO crowd loves expired film
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Go for it.

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Storage conditions will have some impact on how badly the film has changed but I agree with the others, try a roll and see how it looks.

My parents just had a roll developed that was exposed in 1993 or so. I haven't seen the results yet but they said that despite the colours having shifted they recognized the trip through the Rockies we were on and were able to tell what landmarks were in the pictures.

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