Exposed film storage

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by L.J.SILVER, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. L.J.SILVER

    L.J.SILVER Member

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    I have about 100 rolls of 120 b/w film that have been exposed last month. However, I can only develop these in 6 months time. Should I store these exposed rolls in the fridge? Freezer? In a cool spot in the room? I'd appreciate some information pertaining to this. Thanks!
     
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    Put 'em in a ziplock plastic bag and stash them in the refrigerator. That's cold enough. The colder environment of the freezer is unnecessary and introduces the possibility of frost.
     
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    Ziploc witha dessicant bag would be better. And when yu take them out leave them in the bag for a day to bring the film up to room temp very gradually.
     
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  5. L.J.SILVER

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    Yes it is but I can't help it. I'm getting a new darkroom set up and I want to get some tests done before I develop this batch of film.

    And my thanks to Walrath and fschifano for the ziplock suggestion.