temporary film storage

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Forgive me for probably a very basic question, but I'm finally getting back into 4x5 after almost 20 years.

Anyways I plan to do some frequent traveling in the next few months and will be toting my recently purchased Crown. Unfortunately my darkroom is still "under construction" and thus I won't be able to develop all the exposed negatives after each trip. Therefore, with only a finite number of holders, is there a practical way to store and track each of the sheets? I guess the major concern is that you need to somehow figure out which sheet is which for development purposes.


-- mike mathews (mmathews@gte.net), October 11, 1999


Have you considered Kodak Tnax 100 in the Readyload format?

-- Ellis Vener (evphoto@insync.net), October 11, 1999.

When away from home and I have to reload holders, I bring along 5 empty film boxes that I have notched to indicate from N-2 to N+2. This is a lightweight and foolproof method thats erves me well

Another suggestion is to go ahead and process your negs. You don't need a darkroom, just a dark room to loads whatever daylight tanks you use

-- Jim McDonough (jmcdonough@prodigy.net), October 11, 1999.

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