Expired Film Challenge
Old 09-28-2017   #1
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Expired Film Challenge

Greetings!

I've been out of film photography for a few years; trying to wrap my head around digital. The process combined with my results leaves me cold. So back to film it is. Long story short, over the next year I'm going to try to shoot and process a roll of my expired film per week. My goal - posting a decent result from each roll. This is what I have to work with, not counting what I have loaded in my cameras now:


IMG_0379 by janddking1, on Flickr

The B&W I'll use my equally old Rodinal and HC110 as well as caffeinol, maybe. The color and slide film will go to Wally world or maybe Dwaynes.
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Old 09-28-2017   #2
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You are going to have a fun year! None of those look old enough to cause you any issues and Duane's has been sending me very nice results for chrome developing lately.
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Old 09-28-2017   #3
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Just start to use it as it goes. No reason to just burn one roll per week, IMO. It is not like digital usage plan.
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Old 09-28-2017   #4
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This sounds interesting. Have fun!
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Old 09-28-2017   #5
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One roll of film a week eh?

Congratulations, you're the first person I've ever heard of to have access to a 66-week long year...
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Old 09-28-2017   #6
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One roll of film a week eh?

Congratulations, you're the first person I've ever heard of to have access to a 66-week long year...
Seany65, are you telling us you counted all those boxes? Are we OCD?

Kingjon: Enjoy your project! I'm just finishing putting my gear together for an all-film weekend trip.
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Old 09-28-2017   #7
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Seany65, are you telling us you counted all those boxes? Are we OCD?

I counted 74...

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Superia in 120? Have fun!!
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Old 10-01-2017   #9
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@Rob-F: No we're not OCD, but how did you know there's more than one of me in this head of mine?

Anyway we woz just curious to see if there were 52 films there.
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@Rob-F: No we're not OCD, but how did you know there's more than one of me in this head of mine?

Anyway we woz just curious to see if there were 52 films there.
Well, you see, as a counselor I work with multiple personality clients . . .

You are going to have fun with all that film. I'm doing the same thing, shooting film all weekend and no digital at all!
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Old 10-11-2017   #11
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As promised...Arista Premium 400 expired 7-2008 shot at 200.
Leica M4-P with VC 50mm 1.5.

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For week two I shot a roll of recently expired Delta 100 (6-17) and developed in caffenol.

Test by janddking1, on Flickr

Enjoy!
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Have fun, if you need help shooting some of it let me know. You might look at Bluemoon Camera and Machine in Portland Oregon for the E-6 and C-41. I've had consistent results with no dust.
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Expired does not mean less capable.
Make sure you treat that film to nice subjects.
Nearly every roll of the many in the freezer here are expired and just as good as new.
In your position, I would use up the color film first as it will be the first to show issues. (it may show no issues)
The B+W may not show any issues for years to come if stored in the freezer
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Thanks Andy! Great idea, never thought of that.
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Plus... it's fall colors season in the Northern hemisphere. Lots of nice landscape opportunities.
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Sent four rolls of color off to Dwayne's today and shot a roll of Foma 200 i've in a back for a while. Thought I'd post up a couple while I'm waiting.

Bronica ETRSi Foma010 by janddking1, on Flickr

Bronica ETRSi Foma011 by janddking1, on Flickr

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Well, you see, as a counselor I work with multiple personality clients . . .
Hi,

I guess sometimes film, sometimes digital and sometimes analogue... ;-)

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Expired film is really cool! I shot some Ektachrome 64T that expired back in 2001 and it gave some neat results.
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Expired film is my bread and buttah

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