Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/06/09

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Subject: [Leica] Mysterious Kodak film
From: pdzwig at (Peter Dzwig)
Date: Wed Jun 9 07:36:56 2004
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Don Dory wrote:
> This year Kodak has come out with a similarly named film that is in fact
> a rework of their Portra film.  If the film you bought has a long
> expiration date then it will be the good stuff, on the other hand, if it
> expires in eight to twelve months then it is probably the old stuff.
> In any case, the previous advice to downrate the film to 200 and not
> print it in the darkroom are good suggestions.

The expiry date is 17 months.... The only thing to do will be to find out 
happens when it comes back. Although Boots isn't renowned AFAIK for selling 


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