If someone else is doing the developing, take it to them (assuming local). Most minilabs I know of have a changing bag and can sort this out for you.
Originally Posted by Kirks518
Actually, probably the best advice ever.
Originally Posted by wilper
Imagine this: being in a hurry, dabbling in the darkroom, turning of the lights (didn't even forget to turn of the safe light), found the camera, found a canister on the rack, took out the unused film and placed that back on the rack, opened the camera, wait -put on cloves first, carefully unwind the film from the camera, rolled the film carefully into a small roll that fits the canister, where did that cap go? Ah, there it is, closed the can, checked if it is really closed before turning the light on and mark this canister as EXPOSED, and .... ahhhhhhh - I got me a Fuji NPH400 canister instead of a Tri-X canister ... and it is transparent ... ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh ...
IT might just happen
Something like: boil water for 3 minutes, mix baby milk, stir for 2 minutes, ready to give it to baby .... PS: let it cool down first before baby drinks .....
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pull drapes switch off Lights wait until dark either
Originally Posted by Steve Smith
empty under stair cupboard and close door fit a blanket to inside of door
crawl into bed head first and do it under heavy coat with arms in sleeves from the wrong ends.
seal ends of film can and label open only in dark room, get the process person to read the label while the tub iz still in your hand
If the film end is shattered brush out shards from camera focal plane shutters don't like shards...
note my chum opened an Ilford bulk box although it said don't in eight languages I wont tell you his web name.
I'm probably going to do this. My local lab is a good one, and I'm pretty sure they'll do it right. I'll let you know how it turns out Unfortunately, they only run B&W on Tuesdays, so I won't know until next week how it turns out.
Originally Posted by Steve Smith
I never try to shoot 36 exposures out of a film, the maximum I ever shoot is 34, because this once happened to me many years ago in the middle of a wedding shoot.
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What brand film was this? I never had a problem and I've shot frames 37 and 38 that way
Originally Posted by benjiboy
I normally pack three bodies or cameras with removable take up spools and cbag
Go into a closet and stuff towel at the bottom the door. Then drop in dev tank..
The lab took care of it for me. Thanks for all the help!
It was a roll of Forte B&W. First roll I've tried of it. Expired a few yrs ago. I'll only be shooting around 34 with the rest of the rolls.
It was more than 20 years ago Noel, I had a changing bag but no black plastic cassette container to put the film in with me it was Fuji film and theirs are transparent,, I had two bodys with me at the time, and had to finished the wedding with the other one.
Originally Posted by Xmas