C41-Conserving Chem -unused frames

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by wombat2go, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. wombat2go

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    As just as hobbiest, i have too many cameras with film in.
    I found it is inconvenient to go out with a camera that has just a few photos left on the roll.
    To minimize depletion of the C41 kit per roll, - I use Rollei Digibase - what is best : ??
    - Wind off the roll with frames un-exposed ?
    - over-expose each frame to white while winding off ?
    - expose normally while winding off ?
    Gracias
     
  2. Mike Wilde

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    If you are reusing the solutions, then the presumption from the manufacturer of the chemistry would be that each run would process a whole roll of average exposures.
     
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    Whenever you think of any test shots which you want to try out, or record photos which you need, make a note. then, when you want to finish a few frames of a film, just use the film up that way.
     
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    Perhaps not the answer you are looking for, but perhaps sell some cameras.

    I have 1 for each medium that I shoot, makes life a lot easier, although perhaps a little less flexible.