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    Fuji Slide film.

    Hi,

    I have been offered ten rolls of Fujichrome Provia 100F. The film is in date till 2012 sometime,However storage has been in a desk draw at room temp,for the past 5 or 6 months.

    Would it be advised to decline the offer,due to the film not being cold stored. Could i expect the film to have degraded over this period of time?.

    Thanks.

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    How much $?

    It's in date and stored at probably 70°F, no? Probably completely fine...
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    If the price is reasonable, take it.

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    If you don't want it, send it this way. Most retail outlets store film at room temperature, which is often warmer than I would guess the average desk drawer is.

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    I'd take it for the right price, it's likely fine.

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    Unless it was in some extreme (e.g. tropical) climate, it should be absolutely fine. The expiry dates on film allow a lot of latitude.

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    It should be noted that Fuji states that Provia 100F should be kept below 15C (59F) for short-to-medium term storage. I doubt there will be a problem if it's been stored at a somewhat higher temperature, though I would either use it soon or freeze it upon receipt to preclude further changes.
    I do use a digital device in my photographic pursuits when necessary.
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    Thank you for the advice everyone.

    I decided to take the offer,10 rolls of Provia for £30. Just looking forward now to shooting a few rolls, to see if i can finally get to grips with Provia. At the moment i will be experimenting with a 81A and 81B warming filter's with Provia. Hoping to try and pull out some warmer tones,to counter the cyan look which Provia on ocassions can show.



 

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