Expired film


Old 05-11-10, 01:41 PM
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Expired film

I have 2 kodak fun saver cameras with exp date of 6/2009

Are they still ok to use?
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Old 05-11-10, 02:04 PM
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I wouldn't use them for anything that you absolutely can't miss capturing (kids birthdays, births, etc). If they have been stored in a relatively controlled area (not the trunk of a car or the attic) I would probably use them. Try one..see how it works..then use the other later.

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From time to time we've stuck an old camera in the drawer and forgot about it, got it out a year or two later, finished the roll, had it developed and were pleasantly surprised with the first pictures that were taken years earlier. Since setting in a camera for a few yrs doesn't seem to affect the film, I suspect your film should be ok.

I agree with Vic's advice about heat and taking important pics
Old 05-11-10, 07:38 PM
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Although I love the results of my film cameras, I usually develop them right away. However I found 4 exposed rolls in my office. They have to be at least 2 years old. I'll take them to CVS tomorrow and let y'all know how they come out. Have no idea what they are about.
Old 05-12-10, 10:11 AM
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On the other side, I had an expired roll and when I took it to get developed, they all came out blank! May depend on the brand, I guess? I'd listen to Vic on this one.

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