How long...?

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by nicefor88, May 6, 2009.

  1. nicefor88

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    Hi All,

    Sorry if this thread was posted before (just ignore it then).

    How long will film remain available? 5, 10 years. Sure don't look into a cristal ball but I really wonder. Signs are bad, aren't they?

    Thanks for your reactions.
     
  2. elekm

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    As some makers have quit the market, others have stepped forward. Photography didn't kill painting and digital won't kill true/film photography.

    And yes, this topic has been beaten to death.
     
  3. Ian Grant

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    Can we have this topic closed as Mike says it's been flogged to death :D
     
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    Based on that rationale Ian, 45.6% of the all the threads on the forum should be closed today. Gheeeeez. :D

    It would be easier to give a definitive answer to the poster's question. And I know the answer to be . . . 21,163 weeks, 4356 minutes, 5 seconds, +/- 26.7 milliseconds. If I could figure out how to get my calculator off the hexidecimal display mode, I could narrow down this answer even further.
     
  5. Q.G.

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    You're off by 3 years and 0.56 ms.


    Nicefor88,
    You are trying everything to rack up an impressive post-count in the shortest possible time, even if it means resorting to this sort of question, aren't you? :wink:
     
  6. Chazzy

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    Film will remain available as long as people are still buying it. Way more than ten years.
     
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    I'd like to be optimistic Charles but everytime I bring rolls to my local lab they make me feel like a Jurassic photographer.
    Maybe I should change lab...
    :wink:
     
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    Thanks to all those who answered the question.

    I officially declare this subject closed!!
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    How much longer will film be available?

    nicefor88, you should live so long.

    Steve