Disposable camera developing past 'expiration' date...

fishfacenjJuly 1, 2008

This is my first visit to this forum...we're going through renovations and just unearthed (from the depths of a cabinet) a bag of used disposable cameras. My now-5-year-old daughter went through a phase around age 3 and 4 of carrying one of those everywhere and taking pictures of who-knows-what. I obviously stashed them away one day and forgot about them. Most of them say "process by" a date in 2007. Any chance they'd actually develop (in which case I'll take them to BJs or such), or are they definitely duds now? (My daughter now uses our snap-and-shoot digital camera, and takes pretty good pictures! So there's a chance that some cute stuff is on these...probably some from right after we brought her baby brother home.)

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
abr4xii

You'll never know until you develop them.
Try one roll to start.
I've developed 8 year old exposed film and
got good results.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2008 at 12:54PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
alisande

Yeah, I've developed years-old exposed film and disposable cameras ("Where'd this come from??") with no problem.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2008 at 10:33PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
kentuck_8b
predator in the tall grass
Ok its just a tiny 7lb cat; but she doesn't think so....
molossermom
Fire in the sky
no photoshop~
JeanInWa
linear polarizing filter
Hi, I have a linear polarizing filter (make unknown)...
shakushinnen
Help with old photos from a Kodak digital camera
I recently found several old floppy discs that I had...
don_na_na
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™