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First. Every time you send something to be developed ask for the full film to be returned, even if all of it is messed up. This will help you diagnose what is happening. If you have all the film and you only have 1 print, you need to analyze the negatives. Here is an example on a light leak on the film: These SLR developed photos are bad. Is it mine or the ...


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It sounds like the film is not automatically advancing as it should. If you are using rechargeable NiCad or Li-Ion batteries, they output a lower nominal voltage than the recommended alkaline batteries. This may or may not be the source of the failure to advance the film. When you take out and replace the batteries, does the film advance when you put the ...


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It strikes me as odd that you'd get 31 frames in before a loading issue cropped up...but, I guess stranger things have happened. If you have a professional camera shop and developer in your town, simply take the whole camera to them. They will have a darkroom, dark box, etc. and will be more accustomed to removing jammed up film. They'll get it unwound, back ...


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The processed Kodachrome slide film consists of colored dye imbedded in purified gelatin. If you examine a slide via reflected light, looking at the emulsion side, you will see relief image. Meaning the slide is not uniformly flat, the gelatin had different thicknesses based on image content. The gelatin of the emulsion is an attractive food for microscopic ...


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