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Color shift in film....Can old/improperly stored film cause this?


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#1 Kip Kubin

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 10:04 PM

Here's a clip...if you look at the jacket you can see the color shift from time to time...bit of green...bit of magenta then back to normal.



My question is can old or improperly stored film cause this?

or

Have you seen or come across this before?


Fuji 250T - NOT A RECAN
Stored in a soda fridge.
Age ??? maybe 3-4 years...not from Fuji
Do not know if it was on location andor got too hot before t was stored.

A hint...the effect seems to decrease as the film gets to the center of the core....the first set of clips are from the first few shots... the second bit, after the break is at the tail end of the roll

I'm trying to determine if I have a camera issue...before I send off my camera.

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#2 Dirk DeJonghe

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 12:57 AM

One thing is sure: it cannot be the camera, film cameras don't do shifts.

Probably improperly stored film, could probably be fixed in color correction, look at each layer individually.
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#3 Robert Houllahan

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 04:37 PM

Too small of a issue to be a light leak I think, what camera?

I think it is a age/stress issue maybe something happened to the roll before you got it or it didn't like you fridge. This can be fixed in a color corrector like Resolve it will take a few adjustments and some time to get the keyframes right.

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#4 Kip Kubin

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 10:26 PM

CAmera was an Aaton XTR

Aaton mount

Cooke had Arri Std to Aaton adapter



Yes the wildcard is I don't know the film's history.



So my first step will be to buy a fresh roll and have it processed to see if the problem is still there.

Having not shot much I was just curious if this issue was something obvious that others had seen before

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