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Roy 
 

35mm negatives


What is the difference in the 35mm film that I send to the lab and the negatives I get back with my photos...Is there a stop process that happens in the lab?


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1/28/2003 6:02:46 AM

 
Jon Close
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/18/2000
  The negatives you get back is the same film you left with the lab. The film is subjected to a chemical process to reveal the image created in the camera, and make it permanent.


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1/28/2003 8:53:05 AM

 
Roy    Can this be acheived at home in a dark room with the proper chems?


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1/28/2003 8:57:56 AM

 
Jon Close
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/18/2000
  Yes. Black & White is often done by hobbyists at home. E-6 slides and C-41 color print film can be processed at home, but is much less common. Kodachrome cannot be developed by hobbyists as the chemicals are too hazardous for home use/disposal.

See http://www.jobo-usa.com/index1.html for one company that sells film developing equipment. Chemicals are also available from Kodak, Fuji, Ilford, and others.


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1/28/2003 9:43:26 AM

 
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