Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2020/11/15

[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]

Subject: [Leica] looking for an image
From: papatorry46 at (Wayne Torry)
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2020 21:20:16 -0500
References: <>

Is there a lab nearby that still processes film? They should have empties
for you.
If all fails, I can mail you a roll of B&W. Or Kodachrome. That was the end
of film to me.
Good luck!

On Sun, Nov 15, 2020 at 9:11 PM Brian Reid <reid at>

> I'm helping produce a photo book, and we are interested in ending the
> pictures section with a stock-like photograph of an empty 35mm film
> spool. The idea is to show that there are no more pictures; a picture of
> a spool with no more film came to mind. By "spool" I don't mean
> something made by Kindermann or Nikor, but by Kodak or Ilford.
> If I had a time machine I would go back to 1975, buy a 20-exposure roll
> of Tri-X, open it and sacrifice the film, and photograph the empty can
> and the empty spool on a simple background.
> I've thrown away literally thousands of these spools and cans over the
> decades, and now I don't have any to photograph. Do you have a
> photograph that you would let me use in this book or a spool you could
> send to be photographed?
> Thanks for looking, as they say.
> Brian
> _______________________________________________
> Leica Users Group.
> See for more information

In reply to: Message from reid at (Brian Reid) ([Leica] looking for an image)