Do I have to load film in my camera in the dark?

There’s no need to load film in the dark but going under the shade or subdued lighting are ideal conditions when loading film. Unless you are loading film that has already been used (for film swaps or double exposures) loading film in light should not affect the shots you take.

Another thing to remember especially if you are manually loading film into the camera is to advance the film until the film counter says 1 to prevent any shots affected by the light. For a step-by-step guide on how to load your film you can always check this video.

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