Quote Originally Posted by LFman View Post
Excellent food for thought, thanks. It's difficult to see inside Ilford to get an accurate picture of their health. If a major brand name like Kodak had trouble, there's a reasonable chance Ilford had similar issues - the major difference being how they structured themselves internally and so on.

I might consider what I'd use in a year and go from there...

be careful

buying a lot of film can be good and bad.
good because you have a lot of it,
bad because it might go bad, very bad.

ilford's current situation is vastly different than kodak's
ilford has figured it out ...
kodak is trying to figure it out ...

i'd buy what you need and not overstock or buy gigantic amounts of anything.
unless you are used to, and know how to expose and process and print/numericalize
outdated film .. it's not quite the same as "fresh" film ...