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Films... [Aug. 9th, 2007|08:02 pm]
The Love Bug
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Today, I went to Boots to drop off 6 35mm films for developing.

“35mm?” I hear you cry... “I thought you had a digital camera”

Well, I do... these films could be anything around 12 years old. I cannot remember what is on them, and I cannot remember with any accuracy how old they are.

I pre-warned the lass at Boots that I don’t know what’s on them, in case they contain any compromising images... I can’t be certain that they don’t, ‘cos I don’t remember what’s on them.

I’ll find out on Monday when I go and collect the CD’s... I didn’t want prints, only digital images. I’m really intrigued as to what’s on these films. I’ve moved house up to 6 times in the last 12 years, so it could be absolutely anything!!
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[User Picture]From: alucard_uk
2007-08-10 06:23 am (UTC)
I've had Tesco develop film onto CD a few times now and each time I've been really disappointed with the quality of the results. They have always seemed washed out colour wise compared the the prints I had done at the same time.

Would you recommend Boots as an alternative?
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[User Picture]From: thelovebug
2007-08-11 07:28 am (UTC)
I've never had a problem with Boots' film processing. Back when Boots started doing film processing, they used to stick QC stickers on photos to identify problems with the pictures.

For example, you'd have a blurry picture - camera shake - yeah? So they'd stick a QC sticker on it saying "This picture is blurry, try to reduce camera shake"

Like, duh!

But yes, I would recommend Boots as an alternative.
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[User Picture]From: alucard_uk
2007-08-11 07:29 am (UTC)
I have another film that needs developing so I think I'll give them a go.
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[User Picture]From: thelovebug
2007-08-11 07:30 am (UTC)
As Bugs says, "Couldn't hoit!" ;o)
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