roll film


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roll film

n.
Photographic film rolled on a spool and encased before being loaded into a camera.

roll film

n
(Photography) a length of photographic film backed with opaque paper and rolled on a spool
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Noun1.roll film - photographic film wound on a spoolroll film - photographic film wound on a spool  
photographic film, film - photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
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The existing cameras all currently still use 35mm roll film to record images.
Before the invention of Kodak roll film, mass production of prints was a laborious and somewhat expensive process.
The most likely format to be used for any serious A4/A3 document archiving, conservation, or preservation system is 16mm Roll Film, which comes in 100' or 200' rolls with upwards of 2,500 images stored per 100 feet.
It was a roll film camera, which inspired her to take pictures on a regular basis while she was still in school.
The song was featured in a performance by Jerry Lee Lewis and his band in the 1957 Warner Brothers rock and roll film Jamboree.
The ST ViewScan line of scanners addresses the need to digitize microfilm and microfiche as well as 3m cartridges for environments with all types of mixed film such as microfiche, jackets, aperture cards, 16mm & 35mm roll film, 16mm film cartridges and opaque micro cards.
The Imager uses roll film so it can be left to run unattended overnight, and for the smallest monochrome model prices start at $500000, with the largest, full-colour hologram system being quoted on request.
To appreciate just how far digital imaging has carried us from the world of roll film and paper to phones and the cloud, let's revisit 1975, when film was the medium and there were no files--just negatives, slides, and prints.
Williams received an Ansco 620 roll film camera from his maternal grandmother, Glada Cobb, for his eighth birthday in 1952 and has been making photographs for the past 61 years.
It was a very basic folding roll film job, which gave eight 31/2 x 21/2 inch negatives on 120 roll film - or would do, if all went well.
Also covered are lenses, filters, and films for these cameras, with a chapter devoted to loading 35mm and roll film.