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Problem in camera or film roll??

I clicked 3 kodak 100 film rolls with my nikon f80 within 2 days. However after processing 2 of the rolls were blank. The processing lab said the rolls might have got stuck. BUT the image data i.e. shutter speed and f stops were imprinted in each frame in the film rolls (all frames had different data). Is it possible for the camera to print image data in each frame without the films being exposed?

I had purchased these 2 film rolls from one place. Whereas i had purchased the other one frm a different place.

Need to verify whether it is a camera problem or is it a problem of defective roll.

Rgds

Mradul Mishra
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Hey msenile,
It is possible that each frame would have image data imprinted without and image being exposed. This could be caused by the shutter not opening while the camera still exposing the film internally with the image data recorded. It is unlikely that this bad film since the emulsion covers the entire surface of the film and if it were bad the image data would not be recorded either. Another cause of this but very unlikely is every frame was somehow extremely underexposed. This could happen if the camera is set to manual and the light level is low and the shutter speed is set to a fast speed and the aperture is set to a very small aperture. I hope this helps!

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