Loading film

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I just loaded my first batch of holders and I just want to make sure I loaded them right. I loaded them as in the picture below :
http://www.photo.net/photodb/image-display?photo_id=156260&size=lg Please confirm if I loaded them right.

-- Sorin Varzaru (svarzaru@bigfoot.com), February 03, 2001



-- Steve Baggett (sbaggett@midsouth.rr.com), February 03, 2001.

AT LAST!!! Someone has taken the time to post a photograph of the correct loading of a film holder. The past threads often became confusing, with some photographer's descriptions of loading from the top, some from the right, and still others loading to hide the notches.

I am sure this picture will help many in the future. Well done, Sorin...

-- Dave Richhart (pritprat@erinet.com), February 03, 2001.

Nice diagram, Sorin. Tuan should add it to the main page.

-- David Goldfarb (dgoldfarb@barnard.edu), February 03, 2001.

:-) I figured another beginner like me might find this drawing usefull. By all means, please feel free to display/copy/distribute freely.

-- Sorin Varzaru (svarzaru@bigfoot.com), February 03, 2001.

Sorin: Good job with the drawing. Someone should have done it sooner. Hope this makes it to the archives in an easily found spot.


-- Doug Paramore (dougmary@alaweb.com), February 03, 2001.

Excellent work Sorin.
Just one brief suggestion, with no criticism intended, for future reference.
Try using the GIF format for this type of illustration, it's more efficient for drawings with only a few colours in them.
I just reduced your drawing to a 16 colour GIF and resaved it. The GIF file was 9K as opposed to 12K for the JPEG. Also the GIF format doesn't give those frilly JPEG artefacts around outlines.

-- Pete Andrews (p.l.andrews@bham.ac.uk), February 05, 2001.

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