Re: Proper Film Storage

From: Ed Inman (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Dec 02 2007 - 08:42:48 PST

There are a lot of conflicting claims and products out there, although "cool" and "dry" storage seems to be universally agreed upon.

Kodak recommends the use of molecular sieves:

I tried using them on a print that was starting to vinegar but they didn't seem to do any good--the print only got worse.


-----Original Message-----
>From: Robert Schaller <email suppressed>
>I was looking through the Frameworks archive for tips on proper film
>storage, and came across this statement from Jeff Kreines:
>"... note that proper storage (low humidity, low temperature,
>vented can) will preserve your color negative for many many years."
>Could anyone out there elaborate in more detail what exactly is meant by
>these terms?

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