Cheap film and I was going to buy it anyway.

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by nsurit, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. nsurit

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    B&H and perhaps others currently has Ilford HP5 plus in three packs of 36 exposure rolls at $10.50, which works out to $3.50 a roll. This is less expensive than their 50 roll packs. This might be a good time for folks who are using Tri-X to give this product a try. Bill Barber
     
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    Thanks for the heads up.
     
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    I sure stocked up. Love it when Harmon offers those specials.
     
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    FYI, $9.79 via Freestyle.
     
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    Still cheaper from B&H for us Calif folks...
     
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    it was buy one get one free last year too. I got a bunch for my class which we had shot through awhile ago. good deal esp. with kodak price increases.
     
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    Looks like a good deal!

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    Hmmm...no deals on 120??
     
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    That's what I did in finding an alternative to Tri-X. Very inexpensive indeed, and beautiful film.
     
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    Durn! Must of missed that when I put in my order on 28 January! Oh well, I will put in another at the end of the month. Hopefully, the sale will still be on...
     
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    $3.50. Try that in Europe :sad:. Kodak, on the other hand...

    Well, enough said about that already.
     
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    Drat!
     
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    Ok, ill give it a try:smile:

    Kodak Tri-X for 5 dollar: http://www.macodirect.de/kodak-trix-35mm-c-1_6_37_197_198.html
    Ilford HP5+ for 6 dollar:http://www.macodirect.de/ilford-plus-kleinbildfilm-c-1_6_53_181_182.html

    So. yes, we pay a bit more in Europe. But i will still say film is an extreme cheap product for capturing high quality images.

    I compared what a norwegian worker was payed per hour in 1970 and compared with Tri-x price that year.

    In 2012 Tri-x is a lot cheaper than in 1970 if you see it with those glasses:smile: