european e-shop suggestion

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Juraj Kovacik, Sep 17, 2004.

  1. Juraj Kovacik

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    Considering the state of thinks about Ilford and diminishing inventories of their films, papers and chemicals in local shops it looks it is time to look for some good e-shop, preferable in Europe. The same for brand strategy - it looks time for my current "Ilford film, Ilford developer, Ilford paper" is over.

    BTW - I dont understand why it is problem to buy czech Foma papers here in Bratislava, a few kliks from the border, but it is problem.
     
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    I buy my stuff from two german vendors - phototec.de and fotoimpex.de (who are involved with J&C in the USA). Both are a pleasure to deal with, the two add up each other in terms of brands and profile (phototec for the standard stuff, fotoimpex for Calbe, Efke, Foma, Forte).

    I recently visited the Foma factory shop in Praha - wow. Nice prices, good stock... and Foto Skoda down the road was even better.

    You can´t do much wrong in buying and using Foma papers but to save a few bucks. In fact I prefer Fomaspeed Variant3 over MG4 when I have to choose - in my eyes it´s the better paper in terms of tonal rendition, contrast control, base.

    Before I went there I checked the prices with the help of a czech online shop which seems to be affiliated with the factory - http://mujobchod.atlas.cz/shop/cate...ge=19&ts=84rh177&id_cat=144&page=4&id_order=1
     
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    Thank for both suggestions. foroimpex.de looks as a perfect tip to start with. Thanks again

    JK
     
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