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Rewind film How do I get my film out of camera before all the oictures are taken? Debbie

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Re: rewind film

As far as I know, not all cameras have the option to rewind before shooting the whole roll. I have a Canon that has a small button on the bottom of the body, you push it in with a pen or something similar, to rewind. With the Nikon N80 you press the flash button on the back left of the body (next to the bracketing button) and the light button next to the digital screen on the top right, simultaneously, to rewind.

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On the toplate of the camera, to the left hand side, is a button which slides to the left. It is marked with a film cassette outline, and two arrows to the left <| <|

At any time, you can use this button to rewind the film back into the cannister. It should make a whirring noise for 5-10 seconds, and will stop automatically.

If it makes no noise, you may have a flat battery, or the film may already be rewound.

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5) Using the spool winder on the top of the cassette, wind the trailing film back into the cannister. If you've never seen a 35mm cassette, then in the dark one end has an elevated round part, the other end has a void into the cassette. You can tell the elevated part, and start winding - it should only wind one way and feel like its winding onto the reel (wind the other way and it feels like its unwinding - even in the dark!)
6) Only when you are sure film is in the cannister, can you turn on the light.

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