Breaking news about film!


Apparently, the sales director at the world’s top selling film still in business, has just announced that they have been shocked to hear of unexpected demand for black & white film, both 35mm and 120 roll film.

“We continue to be surprised at the number of requests we get for retro-style black & white film….Many are from digital users who now want the look and feel of real black & white negatives from a film negative…”, says the director!

That’s no surprise to us film users….we’ve been saying all along that even though digital is now at a very respectable level, it still cannot beat the thrill of taking shots with real film.

In order to cope with this unexpected demand,  2 disposable black & white film cameras have been released; each deliver 27 exposures….one version is loaded with Ilford XP2 film that needs C-41 processing, and the other version has HP5 Plus in it which requires the usual B&W chemistry for processing.

The brand new styled cameras both include flash, and a version is also available with process-paid option, a completely new and very very handy service….once you’ve finished shooting, just post the camera back using the envelope provided…print turnaround speed is 3 working days from the time it is received back….not bad at all.

35mm prints are returned to you on 6x4inch paper (or for an extra fee, 7x5inch paper). Your prints are delivered in a very smart and savvy presentation box, with your negatives sleeved in sets of four…very professional touch indeed.

There is also a choice to have your prints printed on glossy or pearl surface paper, and borderless or with a uniform white border all around…..you cannot complain at the lack of choices!

And even more…..you can also request for your film to be scanned onto CD if you wish, again for a small fee.

I am stocking these cameras right now…click here for price.

If you are based outside of the UK, and you’ve chosen the process-paid version, that’s no problem….getting your process-paid film processed will take a while longer that’s all…just ship it back to the UK to my colleagues there who will get it processed and shipped right back to you.

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About filmcamera999

ME & MY PASSION! ok, you probably looked at the length of this "about me" page and thought, god, what's wrong with this guy!....does he have to start telling us his life story or something!!? well, youve come here now anyways, so why not hear what im like as a person, eh? ive been using film cameras for well over 30 years...my first one being the family yashicamat twin lens! over the years, ive both bought sold and collected film cameras...too many to tell the truth! in fact, ive been buying and selling cameras well before the internet came on the scene, so anything you purchase from me is backed by my self-styled moneyback promise.....if you dont like what youve bought, send it back within 14 days and you get all your money back...no arguments!! WHERE I STAND ON THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION! yes, i do use digital as well, but only as a ready-reckoner...i try and take most shots with my simple 2megapixel digicam....if the shot looks good, i pull out my film camera and shoot! i most defintely do not believe in digital manipulation of photographs....that in my eyes is not photography...its cheating! WHERE I USED TO LIVE, WHERE I AM NOW & WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO DO! i used to live in Ontario, Canada, but moved back to the UK a little while ago (its a long story..!)...but now i'm living in the one place i always wanted to be...Vancouver, BC..the next best thing to paradise on earth! as i work as a freelance writer as well as other things, i often find hat my work takes me to europe for short spells, so i get to travel a lot...not a blessing, as i just hate long flights! im a qualified Quality Assurance guy (you know...ISO 9000, auditing, documentation etc) ....99% of my skill-set is transferable so i can handle any admin or documentation-related roles....see you in BC! otherwise, i specialise in ISO 9000 auditing and documentation. my dream? to have my own thriving camera shop in Vancouver BC, whilst living in the mountains somewhere.....the best of both worlds!
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