35mm Film question ?

My film fell out of its canista how do I put it back in to get developed? 

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    You opened the back of your camera didn’t you......yes you did!

    If you opened it in the dark then you might be ok, just take the camera and the film to someone who can sought it out for you, some of the pics might be ok.

  • 2 months ago

    if you can see the plastic ribbon with holes down either side then it is ruined

    if you mean the cartridge holding the film fell out of its container the it's fine

  • keerok
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Film doesn't fall out from the canister. I never saw or heard that happen, even with super cheap reloaded film. If it does fall out however then it's ruined. No sense developing it anymore.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    If it was exposed to light, those pictures are toast.  

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  • Sumi
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    What do you mean it fell out of the canister?  Film comes loaded inside a metal canister which is designed so that it won't just open and let the film fall out.

    If the undeveloped film should ever come out of the canister, then the ambient light will have ruined the film and your images are lost.  Even very dim lighting situations will fog the film or completely ruin it.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    you mean the empty plastic container with a cap that holds your film. It is not necessary to put the roll of film back into the container. Just take the film to the film developer. They will throw the container away anyway.

  • 2 months ago

    Film does not simply fall out of the canister. It the canister was broken it's most likely a production fault and you should get a new roll of film for free. Your previous photos are lost, though.

    If you used a reuseable cassette you know how to load it or you would not have film in it the first time.

    Good luck shooting film!

  • Alan
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Photographic film is fabricated from light sensitive materials. These ingredients undergo chemical change if they see light for even a brief period of time. Photo film is suppled in rolls that protect the film from accidental exposure. Should light somehow play on the film, it will be destroyed. If your film cassette accidently opened, in room light, and you were able to view it, the film is ruined. When film is unwitting exposed to light, we say it has be “fogged”. You can still elect to have the film developed but, odds are, your images were destroyed and the money you spent for film processing was wasted. 

  • 2 months ago

    You don't - once it's been exposed to the light it's ruined!  

  • Phil
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Good luck trying to get it developed now.

    Be more careful in the future.

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