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HOW TO LOAD SHEET FILM - Tutorial

For you budding large format photographers out there! Here's an engaging tutorial on how to load sheet film. Enjoy! All film loading must be carried out in TOTAL DARKNESS! Whether 4x5, 8x10 or some other format, the procedure is the same. Keep your area neat and always follow the same steps while loading to minimize or prevent mistakes. If you are loading more than one film type I recommend working with one box at a time. Keeps those mistakes down!! If this is your first time don’t forget to close your film box after loading. I know the excitement of loading can be joyously emotional (or deeply frustrating), but it’s certainly unpleasant when you emerge from the dark to see that you forgot t