Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
09-13-2009, 02:29 PM   #16
Veteran Member
Jimfear's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Uppsala, Sweden
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 576
Kodachrome does not like ICE but it handles it. I had to set ICE to the lowest setting when scanning it. But sadly we won't be having that problem any more...

10-23-2009, 10:23 AM   #17
Inactive Account




Join Date: May 2007
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Posts: 652
QuoteOriginally posted by troyz Quote
...

IMHO I have the lab return film sleeved and uncut; I cut these into strips and store flat (with sleeving) in printfile ultima pages. I suppose that's not exactly grass roots.
I do almost the same. "Roberts" in Indianapolis, develops my stuff uncut and sleeved with a 4x6 index card. I cut the film into sets of 6 frames while still in the sleeve and clean and scan just the ones I want to print or show to someone. Processing, sleeving, and index card come to $3.73 with tax. I buy my Ektar 100 or Reala online for ~$4.00, so it works out to about $.20 or less a frame.

If I shoot slides I just get them developed uncut and sleeved and then I cut into sets of 6.

I'm just starting to get into doing B&W on my own and hope to pick up sleeves like the lab uses. In my experience they are much more resistant to dust and scratches compared to the printfile sleeves.

I'm not a heavy shooter, so I may only do 1500-3500 frames a year. When added up It's really not expensive at all, especially compared to something like smoking, and people justify that cost all the time(myself included long ago).

Last edited by Vertex Ninja; 10-23-2009 at 11:01 AM.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
brand, cameras, couple, film, grassroots, name, photography, store, weeks
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Essay on film photography ChrisPlatt Pentax Film SLR Discussion 20 09-23-2009 09:27 PM
Night Photography on film. Mattferrit Post Your Photos! 7 08-17-2009 06:21 PM
Film photography Zen? lbenac Pentax Film SLR Discussion 27 06-29-2009 11:02 AM
New to film photography lbenac Pentax Film SLR Discussion 11 03-30-2009 02:54 PM
Film Photography Generally Tweety Pentax Film SLR Discussion 45 03-26-2008 09:21 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:11 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top