Lgiht Impressions

Discussion in 'Presentation & Marketing' started by CraigK, Feb 2, 2004.

  1. CraigK

    CraigK Member

    Messages:
    247
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2003
    Location:
    Canada
    Hello Everyone

    Well a -50 degree cold snap has kept me indoors for most of the month. It has also inspired me to tackle a backlog of mounting and organizing of prints.

    So I e-mailed Light Impressions to order a 21st Century Tacking Iron and a couple of archival storage boxes.

    Unfortunately, since i live in Canada, I need to place a minimum order of 250 real yankee dollars. Now, I could probably think of sufficient amounts of the fine products Light Vision sells for this particular order but what if down the road I only need a couple of things? I don't really feel like relying on a vendor that has such a steep cover charge.

    So, can anyone reccomend an alternative source for mounting matierals and storage boxes for those of us in the great white north?

    P.S. since when was Canada considered an "international" order? I mean, c'mon we were Walmartized,McDonaldized and Starbucked long ago. We are practically part of the union, non?
     
  2. jnanian

    jnanian Advertiser Advertiser

    Messages:
    20,099
    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2003
    Location:
    local
    Shooter:
    Multi Format
    craig:

    why do't you try a place like gaylord bros.
    http://www.gaylord.com/
    they supply libraries and museums with archival and bookbinding/repair supplies.
    i have bought from them in the past - they don't require a minimum order, and their service is very good.


    - john
     
  3. Jan Brittenson

    Jan Brittenson Member

    Messages:
    60
    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2002
    Light Impressions never have what I need in stock. Every time I've ordered supplies from them it has arrived in a trickle over 3-4 months. They do sell pretty nice stuff and I use them if I'm in no hurry. Otherwise I buy what I need locally.
     
  4. Grady O

    Grady O Member

    Messages:
    113
    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Location:
    Mass, USA
    Shooter:
    Medium Format
    I like their stuff, but I agree about the shipping. I ordered some frames for a show in December and the frames just came today.