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How long can exposed negative be stored without issues?


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#1 Mike Tounian

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:40 PM

Hi All,

 

I'm putting together a budget for a feature we want to shoot on 5219/13 and in the middle of nowhere Oregon, and it may only be feasible/cost effective to get negative back to Fotokem once a week. 

 

I know the prevailing notion would be to get it in the soup ASAP, but how long can exposed negative be stored without a shift or any other issues? Could we get away with sending a runner to SoCal only once a week?

 

And what sort of storage conditions should we use? Precise refrigeration temperatures?

 

Thanks everyone!

 

MT


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#2 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:44 PM

You'll be totally fine. Keep it cool, out of sunlight. Don't put it in a fridge or a freezer. When I'm on low budget shorts the new often sits 'round for a week or two waiting to get into the soup-- never an issue worth mentioning. Now, if you were talking month, then you can start to worry.


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