Fuji price raise

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  1. kunihiko

    kunihiko Member

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    Fuji Film Imaging announced the price raise last month.
    Professional color nega films : 4 - 10%
    B&W films : 15 - 21%
    B&W papers : 10 - 20%
    B&W chemicals : 10 - 30%
    from February 1.(in Japan)

    Is that known oversea ?

    http://www.fujifilm.co.jp/news_r/nrj1454s.html
    (japanese page)
     
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    kunihiko,
    Any word on their colour papers?
     
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    No, it doesn't say anything about color papers.
     
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    Thank You.
     
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    I use fuji NPS for weddings. $2.49 in 120 @ b&h. The new pro S version that replaces it $3.75
    35mm nps- $2.29imp. usa version discontinued.
    35mm Pro 160 $3.99imp or $5.79usa

    that's more than 10% here
     
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    Well with the wedding season comming I'm glad I have 10 bricks of it in the freezer!

    That could make a difference in pricing to the client!

    Yikes

    Dave
     
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    Hmm, I wonder if with this we might see a boost of the competition of Kodak's Pro lines? I wonder if the color print will trickle down to the consumer films eventually?

    I guess this raise in price further cements me from ever trying their B&W films. I am quite satisfied with Kodak, Foma and Ilford so Fuji will just get me on the consumer print film I guess.
     
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    Is there any information on the color chrome films?

    Will
     
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    No, It doesn't say anything about color chrome films.
    Professional color negafilms and B&W related products only.
     
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    The renaming of NPZ to Pro 800Z and NPH to Pro 400H etc gave Fuji an excuse to raise prices dramatically a short while ago. Same film, higher price (unlike the two Pro 160 films, which are new films and are noticeably better than the films they replaced).

    Best,
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    Damn it. :mad: We need a real alternative choice over here (in Japan).

    Meanwhile I've seen Kodak products (mostly color film) in stores being sold at the low price that's next to nothing, and I just love the clearance sale! :smile: