From: Robert Houllahan (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Dec 30 2009 - 06:12:17 PST
On Dec 30, 2009, at 2:21 AM, Joe Gill wrote:
> Due to the short length, I am worried we would lose 2-3 feet from the head of the roll after discussions with Fotokem... Any ideas for places to develop or should I look into home developing it ?
I do not see why 2-3 feet need to be cut the tape splices used to go into the processor are only 1-2 inches long I think big commercial labs cut off more because if the average commercial producer sees a speck of dust they have an aneurism. Either try to ask fotokem nicely to not cut so much or send it to a smaller lab which can cater to experimental film more easily.
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