Wednesday, November 23, 2005

For a Friend

A daylight demonstration of loading 35mm film onto a stainless steel reel.

Gather what you'll need (the basics). ^

Trim lead edge square. ^

Orient reel properly. ^

Secure lead edge using the clip, or your thumb (if clip is absent). ^

Pinch/squeeze edges of film slightly. ^

Wind film onto the reel by rotating the reel counter-clockwise. ^

Cut film to release it from the canister. ^

Place film in tank, and cover.