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Expired colour reversal SVEMA films - what can you expect after developing?

In the case of colour films, the prognosis are much worse than in the case of films in black - white. All factors affecting the aging of the black and white film which were described before, by color movie apply also; at the same time there is a more complicated construction emulsion color, as well as the fact that in the process of developing film, color can not be modified in such a wide range, like in the black and white film processing. With the developing of reversible color films I use factory recipe ORWOCHROM 9165.
Please follow the examples of developings listed below before taking the decision to give the film to the developing, because I do not give any guarantee of getting any image, and I will not provide any compensation in the case the effects of the developing does not satisfy the customer. At the same time, I think so old, 20-, 30-year-old films have sentimental value and technical quality is of secondary importance. Do not give up even a small chance of obtaining any image, if it is important to us. I should add that this image can be improved in the process of digital copying, eg. on CD.

Processing after expiry date colour SVEMA film for a black and white positive film

SVEMA CO-32D S8 COLOR FILM SVEMA CO-32D S8 COLOR FILM SVEMA CO-32D S8 COLOR FILM
Super8 SVEMA (CBEMA) CO-32D colour film - expiry date about 1990. Exposed in the 90s of the 20th century, processed in March 2016.
SVEMA CO-32D S8 COLOR FILM SVEMA CO-32D S8 COLOR FILM SVEMA CO-32D S8 COLOR FILM
Super8 SVEMA (CBEMA) CO-32D colour film - expiry date about 1986 year. Exposed in January 2016, processed in February 2016. The film was overexposed by approximately 1 1/2 of the shuttered part.
SVEMA - ORWO UT15 S8 COLOR FILM SVEMA - ORWO UT15 S8 COLOR FILM SVEMA - ORWO UT15 S8 COLOR FILM
ORWOCHROM UT15 film wrapped in Soviet SVEMA cassettes, exposed in May 1990, processed in January 2016.
SVEMA CO-50D S COLOR FILM SVEMA CO-50D S8 COLOR FILM SVEMA CO-50D S8 COLOR FILM
SVEMA CO-50D, exposed in the 90's, processed in February 2016. As you can see, the results have been quite different on each of the films. The first example, the picture is quite decent, as for the old film when it comes to exposure and lack of smoke, but leaves a lot to wish in color. The image is actually two-color. Photo second - film inappropriately stored, smoky picture.

Processing after expiry date colour SVEMA film for a black and white positive film
It is possible to process a colour film for a black and white film. This is the case if the color development produces very poor results. Developing such a film as a black and white film gives a far better end result on the screen. True, the image is colorless, but it does a lot better than a failed color image. I especially recommend using this method for the Soviet color film SVEMA CO-50D. In spite of many such films being produced in the color process, I have not been able to achieve a good result, such as the ORWOCHROM films, for example. Therefore, for this particular film, I propose to call black and white customers.

SVEMA CO-50D S COLOR FILM SVEMA CO-50D developed sa black@white reversal film
SVEMA CO-50D processed in black and white. Other colour films, such as ORWOCHROM, developed in the same process, have a yellowish color. This film looks like a black and white film   with a warm brown shade.

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