How many cameras do you have loaded with film right now?

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  1. RichardJack

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    I lost count. At least 4-5 medium format 645, 6x6, & 6x7, and well over 10 - 35mm SLR's. The difficult part is figuring out what they are loaded with. All I can go by is the ISO.
     
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    EVERY camera has some means of reminding you what film is in it. Older cameras had wheel you turn to symbols for Daylight, Tungsten, Negative, Reversal, etc. With 35mm you put the end off the film box in a holder on the back.
     
  3. Not all 35mm SLRs have the film memo holder. Lots don't, in fact. The tried and true way with most any 35mm camera that has a rewind crank is to wind on the crank, taking up slack in the film cassette. When you feel resistance, you know the camera is loaded. But obviously you don't know what film is loaded. What pros often did with cameras that had no memo holders was to use masking tape, taped to the camera back, where they'd write down what was in the camera. I still do this.
     
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    The cameras that do not have a film memo holder, I tape a film box end with clear packing tape. Not elegant, but it has eliminated using the wrong exposure or confusing black & white and color film.
     
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    ...and those that have neither the memo holder nor the reminder dial have a window so you can see the printing on the cassette. Except my Zorki 4K, it's got none of those. Oh well, I guess you're right, I'll have to use a piece of masking tape and a pen!

    There's nothing on the Realist or the Belplasca either. The Fed's got a memo holder though. Damn, I'm going to have to go through my entire camera collection and look. That could take ages.
     
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    I have my film backs loaded and film packed for my trip to Europe:
    Kodak Portra 400
    Kodak Portra 800
    Kodak Portra Vivid Color 400
    Kodak Portra Ultra Color 400
    Kodak Tri-X 400
    Ilford Delta 3200​
    All in 120.
     
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    Nikon F2A
    Nikon F3
    Hassie SWC
    Rollei 3.5E3
    Widelux
    4x5 holders for Technika
    6x12 back for Cambo Wide 65
    All filled with Tri-x
     
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    Loaded APX 100 in Agfa Parat. Half-frame gem.
     
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    Two, Nikon FM2 (Fujicolor 400) and black plastic Kodak VR35 (Mitsubishi 100).
     
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    Canon FX loaded with Tri-X 400

    Mamiya RB67 Pro SD loaded with Ektar 100

    Normally I load 4x5 film holders on demand, normally minutes or hours before exposure.
     
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    A Canon F1N with TX 400. I'm not going to load any more cameras until this is finished as I have a small backlog of films to process and I hate getting too far behind.

    I am also about to embark on the replenished XTOL journey so I won't shoot any more until I have run my current stash of exposed films through my new processing regime.
     
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    Microcord loaded with Fomapan 400 120 and my Agfa Ambi Sillitte with 35mm fomapan 400
     
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    Mamiya C220F w/65mm lens, just finished a roll of TMAX 100. The camera and lens had issues when I bought it a few months ago, this is the first roll I've put through it.

    Nikon F loaded with Tri-X 400TX. Also the first roll I've put through this camera, it's a recent acquisition.
     
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    Hassy with Agfa 400, Nikon FM2 with Fomapan 400, Agfa Click with TMX 400 and Agfamatic with 110. Options!!
     
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    I have 2 film camera's currently. A Nikkormat FT2, and a Nikon F90x. Only the latter is presently loaded with film (Kodak ColorPlus 200).
     
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    Leicaflex sl2, Nikon f2, Olympus xa, Super ikonta bx, and Kodak Medalist. And, oh yes, Beaulieu 16R.
     
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    Right now : 2-3, my F6 (FP4+) and the 'blad (Acros). Plus some HP5+ in 4x5 if that counts.

    Lars
     
  19. Pentax 67: Provia 100
    Pentax MX: Tri-X
    Canon F-1n: Kodak Gold 200
    Canon F-1N: Kodak Gold 200
    Canon FTb: Kodak Gold 200
    Nikon F4: Provia 100
    Nikon FE2: Fujicolor 200
     
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    Just my EOS 30 loaded with FP4
     
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    Film holders loaded - 5 8x10 (for Korona studio camera and Titan pinhole) and about 20 4x5 (for the crown graphic).
    Hasselblad - 2 backs loaded
    Yashica TLR loaded
    Nikon F801 loaded
    Holga WPC loaded
    Nikkormat - only camera not ready to go.
     
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    Topcon 35-L: Eastman 5302
    Praktica L: Fujicolor Pro 400H
    Canon IX: Fuji Nexia 400
    Pen-EE: Fujicolor F-II 400 (Respooled 110 film)
     
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    Two, Nikon F2a and a Kiev 4.
    Some 4x5 holders as well.
    And
    A rollfilm adapter with 120 Kodachrome, since about 1992.
     
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    Two. FM2n and F5 both with Eastman 5222.
     
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    All loaded with B&W film

    RB67 6x7 SLR
    Fuji 6x7 rangefinder
    Fuji 6x9 rangefinder
    Contax G1 35mm rangefinder
    Vivitar 35mm P&S
    4x5 inch pinhole
     
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    My ST801 is constantly loaded with some film, now using Delta 100. I have a borrowed 'Holga Pan 135' also which is loaded with old expired Tmax 100 and my Rolleicord IV has an unloaded Arista 400 waiting to be loaded again now that the camera is fixed!

    This is a very few to be out of my "collection" since I have a tendency of loading a big bunch of cameras but not many have been used as of 2018.

    I have travelled to (around) Hungary, Romania and Spain this year and that is pretty much where I used some cameras.
     
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