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Tips on uses for empty 35mm plastic canisters.
BOYS' LIFE May 1977 (v.67#5) pg. 66

Jig for attaching an opaque black leader to unexposed 35mm infrared film so that it can be loaded in daylight.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Sep 1991 (v.13#9) pg. 53
Added Info CAMERA & DARKROOM Jan 1992 (v.14#1) pg. 16

Tip on reloading standard 35mm film cassettes after you have removed previously exposed film (using a tongue extractor to retrieve the film leader).
CAMERA & DARKROOM Jun 1992 (v.14#6) pg. 8

Tips on keeping dust off sheet films while loading film holders.
CAMERA & DARKROOM May 1993 (v.15#5) pg. 13

DX, lies and electrical tape. How to deceive your camera's CAS (camera auto sensing) system by altering the DX code on 35mm cassettes.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Jul 1993 (v.15#7) pg. 58
Added Info CAMERA & DARKROOM Oct 1993 (v.15#10) pg. 2

Tip on eliminating pinholes in the linen tape "hinge" found on cut film holders.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Apr 1994 (v.16#4) pg. 4

Tips from a pro. Learn to load your camera in the dark, plus tips to improve your photography and prevent accidents.
CAMERA 35 Nov 1980 (v.25#11) pg. 67

Handling and caring for color rollfilm. Advice on loading film into the camera, reloading film cartridges, film processing, handling negatives, etc.

Tips on cleaning dust out of sheetfilm holders.

Tip: Photograph your name & address on the minus-one frame to prevent lost film at the processors.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1979 (v.1#4) pg. 12

Tips on handling and loading large-format camera sheet film holders.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Mar-Apr 1980 (v.2#2) pg. 73

Rolling your own. Tips on loading your own 35mm film.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1980 (v.2#6) pg. 66

Tip: How to retrieve a film leader which has been accidentally pulled back into the film cassette.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jul-Aug 1981 (v.3#4) pg. 14

New life for film canisters. What to do with those plastic containers that 35mm film comes in.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY May-Jun 1982 (v.4#4) pg. 56

Tip: Use removable masking tape to mark unexposed film containers.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1986 (v.8#5) pg. 15

Tip: Override DX-coded film cartridges by covering the bare-metal DX-contact rectangles with tape before inserting into camera.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1986 (v.8#6) pg. 12

Film packs for view cameras. What is available, plus tips on their use and processing.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1987 (v.9#6) pg. 51

Tip: Mark rewound film by punching a hole in the leader. This prevents accidental double exposures.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jan-Feb 1988 (v.10#1) pg. 17
Added Info DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1988 (v.10#5) pg. 13

Tip on removing and reloading a partially-exposed roll of 35mm film from your camera.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Mar-Apr 1988 (v.10#2) pg. 50

Tips on reloading your own 35mm film cassettes.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1988 (v.10#4) pg. 8

Tip on using a piece of "DYMO" label tape to retrieve the end of 35mm film accidently wound into the cartridge.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1989 (v.11#7) pg. 9

Kodak's Readyload 4"x5" sheet-film system is tested.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1989 (v.11#9) pg. 24

Tip on using "Post-It" labels to identify film type and image contents when using large-format film holders.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1990 (v.12#2) pg. 8

To toss or not to toss. How to open and reload "disposable" 35mm cameras. Both Fuji and Kodak cameras are described.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1990 (v.12#9) pg. 48

How to file notches in sheet film holders and interchangable roll-film backs so that the notch pattern will be exposed along the edge of the film. This makes it easier to match a negative up with notes.
DARKROOM TECHNIQUES May-Jun 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 54

A dozen handy uses for 35mm plastic snap-cap film cans.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1988 (v.37#1) pg. 14
Added Info INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1988 (v.37#4) pg. 47

Lowering your color film costs by bulk loading. Advice on equipment and techniques.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1991 (v.40#1) pg. 6

How to save money with bulk film loading.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1966 (v.30#4) pg. 28

Rolling your own. Tips on equipment, cartridges, templates and film available for 35mm bulk film loading.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1975 (v.39#1) pg. 108

Tips on loading your own film from bulk rolls. Proper selection of empty cassettes, proper arranging of materials while loading, and proper labeling of the full cassettes will make reloading more economical.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1977 (v.41#10) pg. 139

Tips on saving money by loading your own film.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1978 (v.42#10) pg. 111

Tip: Use your camera hot shoe or flash bracket to hold the end flap from a box of film.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1980 (v.44#1) pg. 114

Tip on marking large format film holders to tell what film is inside and when in has been exposed. Involves use of colored strips of tape.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1980 (v.44#8) pg. 107

How to reload a standard Kodak film cartridge (the kind where the ends are not removable).
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1982 (v.46#4) pg. 87

Tip: Use self-adhesive colored tabs to mark film canisters as to type of film.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1983 (v.47#4) pg. 132

How to load 35mm cassettes without using a bulk film loader.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1983 (v.47#6) pg. 132

Tips on loading your own 35mm film cartridges with either b&w or color film.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1983 (v.47#9) pg. 12

Tip: How to retrieve the end of a partially exposed roll of film accidently wound back into the cassette.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1983 (v.47#10) pg. 81

Tips on selecting and reloading 35mm film cartridges.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1985 (v.49#9) pg. 28

How to pull lost leader out of a 35mm film cartridge.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 22
Added Info MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1987 (v.51#4) pg. 6

Tip to avoid incorrect 35mm film loading.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 28

Tip: Crimp your leader before threading film to facilitate removal of partially-exposed rolls.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 32

Tip on retrieving the leader of a 35mm roll that has accidently been drawn into the cassette.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1987 (v.51#3) pg. 52

Tip: Use colored self-adhesive "dots" to color code your film containers.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1987 (v.51#4) pg. 44

Tip: How to make plastic "film cans" for 120 film from two 35mm containers.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1987 (v.51#11) pg. 57

Breaking the DX coding. How to apply a custom DX code to a film cartridge using aluminum foil and double-sided tape.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1988 (v.52#4) pg. 24
Added Info MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1988 (v.52#8) pg. 13

Tip: How to clean dust from sheet-film holders.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1978 (v.7#4) pg. 120

Tip: Tape film box ends onto the plastic container holding the film. Then, the box end can be taped to the back of the camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1979 (v.7#12) pg. 104

Tip: How to retrieve a film leader which has accidently been drawn into a 35mm film cassette.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1979 (v.7#12) pg. 106

Tip: How to get 120 film to fit 620 film cameras.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Oct 1979 (v.8#6) pg. 111

Bulk-film loading, is it for you? Some tips on why and how to load your own 35mm film.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1982 (v.11#4) pg. 18

Bulk loading. A safe and easy way to save money and explore new emulsions.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Sep 1984 (v.13#5) pg. 84

Tips on saving money by loading your own 35mm cartridges.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1976 (v.145#6) pg. 14

Loading and using bulk film.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1972 (v.70#4) pg. 80

Nine photos illustrate various things to do with those empty plastic 35mm containers.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1977 (v.81#6) pg. 258

Save money by bulk-loading black-and-white film. Some tips.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1980 (v.86#5) pg. 82

Tip on removing a partially exposed roll of film from a camera and marking it for re-insertion later.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1984 (v.91#7) pg. 86

Homemade film-leader retrieval tool.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1989 (v.96#3) pg. 110

Tip: Label maker tape makes a cheap film leader puller.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1989 (v.96#6) pg. 9

Film cans are fantastic. Lots of ideas for using those plastic 35mm film containers.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1990 (v.97#7) pg. 52

Tip on repackaging T-Max P3200 film for use in a point-and-shoot camera that requires DX coding.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1990 (v.97#12) pg. 22

How to load 35mm cassettes from bulk film.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1996 (v.60#9) pg. 58
Added Info POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1996 (v.60#11) pg. 55

Kodak Readyload Packets add convenience to large-format camera use. Includes tip on reusing (reloading) the packets with any 4x5 sheet film emulsion.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER #2133 Feb 1990 (v.117) pg. 54
Added Info PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER #2135 Apr 1990 (v.117) pg. 14

Bulk loading your own 35mm film.
SHUTTERBUG #269 Feb 1993 (v.22#4) pg. 76