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Mid-roll change with any 35mm camera

Most 35mm point-n-shoot cameras today can rewound the film at mid-point. Thus, allowing different type of films to be loaded without finishing up the complete roll. But what about the unexposed frames? If the film is loaded back into the camera, the frame starts at frame 1. To wind the film to the correct position, turned off the flash and kept pressing the shutter release, in the dark, to manually wind it past the last exposed frame. Do this in a window-less bathroom at night, or in a film loading bag. Just remember to turn off the built-in flash!

Some cameras automatically rolls the film leader back into the cannister. To get the film leader out, use a film leader retriever tool available at photography shops.

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