developing film exposed long ago

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by Andrew Kleinfeld, Sep 5, 2004.

  1. Andrew Kleinfeld

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    I have some film shot years ago but never developed - Kodacolor, for C-41. Should I give it more time than the recommended time? How much?Some is decades old. Occasionally I have sent such rolls to a processor, but the negatives come back too faint to use.
     
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    when you send them to the processor tell them that you pushed the film 2 stops.. they will overdevelop it and the contrast should pick up..
     
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    Thanks.

    What if I develop it myself. What percentage increased time, do you think?