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Forum: New products and offers 13th July 2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Matt5791
Special offer on FOMASPEED RC VC paper

Hi all,

We have a consignment of popular sizes in FOMSPEED RC Varient paper which we are shifting to help out a distributor who got stuck with it. This is Foma's equivalent to Ilford MGRC as an...
Forum: Photography in general 28th December 2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,939
Posted By Matt5791
Just to update on what I know on the Tetenal...

Just to update on what I know on the Tetenal situation.

First think is - it's an open secret - Tetenal manufacture chemicals for not only themselves but Harman/Ilford (I think all of it, without...
Forum: Photography in general 6th February 2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,131
Posted By Matt5791
Thanks David - always nice to meet customers in...

Thanks David - always nice to meet customers in person!
Forum: Photography in general 26th January 2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,982
Posted By Matt5791
Definitely worth asking Ian - the problem is...

Definitely worth asking Ian - the problem is there is often very little to give away. Our margin on ilford film was in the teens.



I think that's a level headed view Tony! If Ilford...
Forum: Photography in general 24th January 2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,982
Posted By Matt5791
I don't think Harman have any scope to lower...

I don't think Harman have any scope to lower prices or offer discounts. Their net profit for 2015 was around 3% or so. They have a very tight ship to run. Kentmere prices had to go up because they...
Forum: Photography in general 23rd January 2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,982
Posted By Matt5791
Hi all, Our main focus over the last 18...

Hi all,

Our main focus over the last 18 months has been stock holding and improving customer service - we have very considerably more stock than we had, say, middle of 2015, and considerably more...
Forum: New products and offers 30th December 2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,116
Posted By Matt5791
Discounts and offers at Ag until 31 Dec.

Just thought I would let everyone know, as this time of the year, over the Christmas and new year period, is quieter for online purchases we have some special discounts in place. They end at midnight...
Forum: New products and offers 23rd December 2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,105
Posted By Matt5791
Workshops at Ag

I thought I would announce it here before we formally market them - we are scheduling a number of workshops for 2017.

We already have a number of introduction to B&W printing workshops - these are...
Forum: New products and offers 13th December 2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By Matt5791
They would get a backlash from their distributors...

They would get a backlash from their distributors overseas, which they have suffered in the past when UK dealers were shipping volume out of the UK.

It's a strange one - they care about overseas...
Forum: Business Matters 14th September 2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,340
Posted By Matt5791
Hi Roy, We can do either - but traditional...

Hi Roy,

We can do either - but traditional optical colour prints have a hard time competing with a high quality scan and then print on something like the Lightjet or Noritsu. They can have a...
Forum: Business Matters 2nd August 2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,340
Posted By Matt5791
That is correct. It makes a fantastic job of 5x4.

That is correct. It makes a fantastic job of 5x4.
Forum: New products and offers 2nd August 2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,454
Posted By Matt5791
Just to say, we are giving away more of this at...

Just to say, we are giving away more of this at the moment - free 250ml with every order, regardless of order size.
...
Forum: Business Matters 23rd July 2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,340
Posted By Matt5791
Hi all - just following up on this thread. ...

Hi all - just following up on this thread.

We have increased our stock holding again in many product lines, especially Ilford paper and chemistry.

The next plan is start showing on the website...
Forum: Photography in general 14th July 2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,519
Posted By Matt5791
We have had absolutely no indications from any...

We have had absolutely no indications from any supplier that prices will rise - just for the record. I'm not saying they wont (some, eg Fuji have remained static for a long time) but there have been...
Forum: New products and offers 28th June 2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,454
Posted By Matt5791
Thanks for the continuing interest everyone -...

Thanks for the continuing interest everyone - even if it doesn't become our developer of choice, the level of interest is always encouraging for a company like Tetenal.
Forum: Photography in general 20th January 2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,281
Posted By Matt5791
I've been working with Super8 and 16mm ever since...

I've been working with Super8 and 16mm ever since I got interested in photography - infact, I was interested in motion picture before I was interested in stills (which is kind of the wrong way around...
Forum: New products and offers 18th December 2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,951
Posted By Matt5791
Basically the Noritsu magazines are a plastic...

Basically the Noritsu magazines are a plastic light tight box, roughly a 16 inch cube. They can be adjusted to any size from 4" to 12". On the side there is a knob which you can turn to manually feed...
Forum: New products and offers 16th December 2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,951
Posted By Matt5791
Something that is confusing with these papers -...

Something that is confusing with these papers - there are a number of different emulsions.

The Fuji cut sheet is Type 2 emulsion
The Fuji we use in the lab here is Type DPII

And this new...
Forum: New products and offers 16th December 2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,951
Posted By Matt5791
One idea I had a couple of days ago - for anyone...

One idea I had a couple of days ago - for anyone requiring a dispenser - is you could buy a used Noritsu paper magazine, like we use here for the Noritsu printer - because you can manually eject the...
Forum: New products and offers 14th December 2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,951
Posted By Matt5791
Fuji release another new paper

Yet another paper release from Fujifilm, for process RA4 - Fujicolor Professional VELVET. (I think this is the third or fourth this year!)

This is a really exciting paper and fills a gap. The...
Forum: Photography in general 23rd November 2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,737
Posted By Matt5791
We are just configuring the Channel island rates,...

We are just configuring the Channel island rates, don't panic!




I think you are probably right, and this is why we have now prominently displayed the number on the header of every page of our...
Forum: Photography in general 23rd November 2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,193
Posted By Matt5791
Thanks - the only thing I might say, is Tetenal...

Thanks - the only thing I might say, is Tetenal may disagree with me when I say the contents cost "pennies" to make...!!
Forum: Photography in general 23rd November 2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,737
Posted By Matt5791
Interesting thread, and I'm glad it has been...

Interesting thread, and I'm glad it has been raised.

We are currently in the process of completely re-vamping our website, for easier ordering and navigation - it's already up and running, but we...
Forum: Photography in general 21st November 2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,193
Posted By Matt5791
It is all to do with packaging - it's really...

It is all to do with packaging - it's really expensive and the cost of producing the new 2.5L is pretty much the same as the old 1L.

The actual liquid in the bottles is pennies to make, litre for...
Forum: Photography in general 21st November 2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,094
Posted By Matt5791
We're just too fast for ourselves!

We're just too fast for ourselves!
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