another airport x-ray thread

Discussion in 'Exposure Discussion' started by samcomet, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. samcomet

    samcomet Subscriber

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    Just to add yet another thread on the continuing discussions about carry-on-baggage x-ray scanners; I just came through Berlin airport with Kodak T-Max 3200, Ilford Delta 3200 and was so tired of arguing for hand inspections that I just let them pass thru the machine. One roll was in a metal body Bessa R2A and had been shot/exposed but not yet processed (obviously) and 2 other rolls in plastic containers were unexposed. In Paris I processed all after shooting with the 2 in plastic containers and I can see NO discernible fogging on any of the 3 rolls of film (image area, frame lines and sprocket area). Just FYI. Cheers, sam :cool:
     
  2. Brian Puccio

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    Flew NYC to Dusseldorf to Vienna, then Salzburg to Berlin, then Berlin to Dusseldorf and back to NYC. Got a hand check leaving NYC, no other airports would offer me one, so my film got zapped (all of it in a lead bag, which probably did nothing since you could see each film canister on the x-ray machine) four times. All of it 35mm, most of it Provia (100F, 400x and 400x pushed to 1600), some Velvia and some Adox CMS 20, plus 5 rolls of Kodachrome. It all looks OK.