BetterPhoto Q&A: All About Photography: Traditional Film Photography: Film & Photo Preservation Information

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  Color Washout from X-ray Machines
Greetings,What's the real scoop on airport x-ray machines? How about the x-ray machines used...
10/1/2002 8:00:31 PM
  Film Storage Prior to Developing
Hello. I shoot a lot of film. Carry my equipment everywhere. I want to record as many memories...
7/31/2002 10:03:48 PM
  Lines on negatives/positives
I just took 10 rolls of film in Switzerland and after getting one developed I noticed a very thin...
7/11/2002 5:23:47 PM
Would the temperture undeveloped film is stored at affect the qualities like brightness and fade?...
2/23/2002 7:55:25 PM
  What's The Best Way to Store Negatives?
I live in a very humid country. What is the best way to store and protect negatives and slides? ...
  Removing Fingerprint Smudges on 35mm Prints
Hi, I understand that first you should avoid putting fingers on the print surface. But, in my cas...
  Old, Old, Old Tin Photos!
I was going through my grandma's photos and came across some old tin photos. I can't find...
9/9/2006 1:50:17 AM
  Airport X-rays
I will be flying to Las Vegas this weekend and I just wanted to ask you guys that if the airport ...
7/7/2005 8:54:08 AM
  Effects of Refrigerated Film
What effects does outdated refrigerated film have? What symptoms to look for after development? S...
6/13/2005 11:07:46 PM
  Storing Prints and Slides
Hey again: Just curious ... if anyone can help. My slide and print/negative collection is getting...
8/1/2004 7:58:13 AM
  Transporting Film Through Airports
Hi! I am from the Philippines, and my mom will be arriving in a couple of weeks. I asked her to g...
5/23/2004 2:42:08 PM
  Keeping Film in the Refrigerator
I have been advised by a friend to keep my unused film - both colour and black and white - in my ...
5/12/2004 10:30:38 PM
  Scratches Through Negatives
For about six months I have been getting negs back with long scratches through them. I changes c...
1/25/2004 7:10:12 PM
  Old Photographs That Are Fading
My brother has OLD Family black/whitephotos (Early 1900's) that are fading from the bottom up...
12/17/2003 7:07:25 AM
  How Long Can I Keep Film Before Developing?
I have about 50 rolls of 35mm film which I began taking about a year ago. Money has been tight an...
9/15/2003 7:36:50 AM

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