Film availability in Venice

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  1. baachitraka

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    I am traveling to Venice and Rome during next week and I will be packing enough film but in case If I ran out of my stock can I able to find film (B+W) in Venice.
     
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    Depends on the format I guess.. It´s been 20+ years but here´s where I used to get my stuff: http://www.pk-digital.it/chisiamo_en.asp
    It´s on the mainland, not far from Venice.

    They might not have film, but they will tell you where you can get some!
     
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    Format is 135.
     
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    I was over in Venice earlier in the year - There is a small shop just off San Marco square that held some stock of film, but I didn't look too closely as he didn't have any 120 in stock at the time. Was expecting a delivery a day or so after I was due to fly home.

    My advice, take as much film as you can carry and don't count on rely on getting any in Venice.
     
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    Yes, if it's the shop I'm thinking of they also have some very interesting second-hand cameras as well, some rarities and prices were OK as well.They had 120 and 35mm when I was there.

    I've had some interesting conversations with loacls when they sawmy TLR, on e woman telling her young (maybe 5 & 7) sons look there's a real camera :D

    Ian
     
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    Fotomatica is one of the largest BW material supplier in Italy/Southern Europe ( http://www.fotomatica.it ).
    Problem is they are not in Venice but if you have a car and a GPS it's a matter of 20 minutes, might be worthwhile considering it instead of paying high prices in not specialized shops.
    Have a nice trip!
     
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    Bring twice or thrice the quantity you think you'll need and you'll save money compared to buying anything in Venice city centre during peak season, I say :wink:
     
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    I have 10 rolls of APX 100 and 100f bulk roll fomapan 400 and for that I have 10 plastic catridges.

    So, 20 rolls at max. :-|