[Tig] Weird 16mm black/white neg 7222 problem

Ken Robinson flight4 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 22:06:52 GMT 2012


Sounds like static to me... B & W was always very susceptible to this type
of problem.

I always liked the blue streaks on OCN!

Ken Robinson
Lurking in Patagonia



On 3 November 2012 16:04, Carl Skaff <carl at stopp.se> wrote:

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> Hi all
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> I've got an issue that I'm hoping someone out there has stumbled across
> before and knows what the cause could be.
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> My client shot 16mm B/W negative film, Kodak 7222.
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> The result has a weird problem. Kind of like small light speckles in the
> image in an un-even way. First I thought they had some fake snow close to
> the camera that gave this effect. But then they went inside and there
> wasn't any fake-snow added. But the effect was still there.
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> We have checked the lab and nothing seems wrong. We did another job before
> that was ok, but that was normal color neg.
> we can't find anything physical ON the film.
>
> I have a feeling that it might be that the film built up some static
> electricity either in the camera or darkroom that caused tiny spark that
> exposed the film. I don't know. Maybe a far fetched answer.
>
> Anyone out there seen something like this before? Is so, please reply.
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> Here is a link that shows a screen capture of a fault frame and me circling
> with the cursor to show where to look. And then stepping a frame
> before/after to show the effect.
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>  http://webftp.stopp.se/_aa84dG_yKeDW8R
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> /Carl
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