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06-14-2015, 07:51 AM   #1
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Where to buy cheap films

Are there any websites offering films at cheaper prices when purchasing large quantities? Or is B&H/Amazon the cheapest available? Thank you!

06-14-2015, 08:45 AM   #2
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The big retailers are probably your best choice, especially if you're going for something like Ektar. Amazon used to have Ektar as an add-on item for $5.50/roll.

Check eBay. Sometimes you'll find better prices there for larger bulk quantities. Just be sure to check the listing for expiration dates.
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Freestyle is another option and has a better selection than most other places:

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You'll find a good selection at Freestyle.biz, though the S&H will be a pain if you just buy one at time time, good to buy in bulk.
Same with Adorama, though you'll have to buy in bulk ($49 minimum) to save on S&H.
Ebay is also a good place to check out to buy film in bulk.

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Willing to ship to Singapore? I don't know. Probably the best option for cheap shooting is to bulk load from a 100' roll.


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Thanks guys for the help! I think I'll get my friend in the US to buy the films for me from freestyle.biz. Seems like its the best option. Thanks!
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Technically true since film is preferred over digital for archival purposes
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my favorite cheap film option is from Lomo. You can usually get a 3 pack for $11.99 USD (even for ISO 800) from Amazon or other retailers. I also like the Kentmere 400 b&w, which is around $4 a roll (B&H or others).

If Fuji Pro was cheaper I'd shoot it but between Lomo, Portra, Delta 3200, and Acros I'm taken care of for premium films.
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Adorama and BH seem to have eBay accounts in which hey liquidate short dated film but it goes quickly. I bought 16 rolls of fuji 800 dated late 2016 from a guy who I'm pretty sure buys clearance from big box stores and just off loads anything. The problem with eBay is good deals are gone quickly. Id suggest making an alert for "35mm film" and "120 film" to check twice daily.
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I've been buying from these guys lately. They do ship worldwide.
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