how was it done before the digital era?

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Re: We Also Rolled Our Own in The Old Days!!!
In reply to mandm, Jan 14, 2012

mandm wrote:

That's right, in 'The Old Days' you saved over 50% by buying 35mm film in 100 foot rolls, B&W, Color Negative or Slide film. In the dark you load the 100' roll in a bulk film loader ($30.00) then in normal lighting you can load up to 40 frames into a reusable cassette. I would always have 10 rolls of ASA* 125 and 10 of ASA* 400 B&W film with me, 2 or 3 of the rolls would have only 4 to 6 frames on them for a quick shoot that needed prints quick, why waist a full roll.
B&H still sell 35mm B&W film in 100 foot rolls and reusable 35mm cassettes.

  • ASA is now ISO, ASA = American Standards Association, ISO** = International Organization for Standardization or International Standards Organization; PC (Political Correctness) for film!?

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mandmp; 100% of my income since 1972 has been due to a camera. My hobby turned into an enjoyable & profitable career.

My last 100 foot roll was ordered from B & H, $25.00(usd). I think I got about 20, 36 exp rolls, out of it using a Watson loader.

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