Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/06/02

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Subject: [Leica] Expired film advice
From: mingthein at (Thein Onn Ming)
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 09:52:09 +0800
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Good to know! I'm burning through a test roll right now to see if  
it's still okay.

On Jun 3, 2009, at 12:35 AM, Jim Hemenway wrote:

> I'm still successfully using 11x15 Ektachrome 100.
> It's expiration date is 2001 and it has been kept frozen only since  
> around 2005.
> Go for it!
> Jim
> Thein Onn Ming wrote:
>> Quick question for the film experts out there - I discovered a  
>> cache of slide film (velvia 50, 100, provia 100) in my freezer  
>> while looking for something for dinner the other day. Any ideas as  
>> to whether it's still useable, or is going to trigger horrible  
>> color shifts? Expiry date is mid-2007, and it's been stored  
>> refrigerated both in the store and since I bought it. Instinct  
>> tells me it's probably fine, but what do you think?
>> Thanks in advance!
>> Ming
>> THEIN Onn Ming
>> *photohorologer ming at
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