About Us


For 33 years we’ve been offering specialist photographic knowledge and value for the Traditional, Digital and Artisan Photographer.

Our strength is analogue photography. We bring a diverse and often unique range of these specialist products to market backed by unrivalled and comprehensive customer service about how to get the best from the purchases you make.

Our website comprises five product sectors: Film and the Processing of Film, Printing and the Processing of Prints, Photographic Equipment, Studio Equipment and Processing Services.

Enjoy our site. We are always here to help you get the most from your photography.

Rodney Bates. Sales Director, February 2020.

 Firstcall Service to Customers

  • Open from 9 am to 5.30 pm Monday through Friday (U.K. local time).
  • Fast, efficient service: We aim to despatch within 24 hours. We deliver worldwide and send by DPD or DHL.
  • Overseas (non-E.U., US and rest of the world) are exempt from VAT (UK Sales Tax - currently 20%)
  • 7-day money-back guarantee if the product fails to suit
  • Friendly, impartial product information and advice
  • Special-order service for non-catalogue items
  • Technical product literature service to compare and contrast our suggestions
  • We are one of the few photographic retailers with a working darkroom on the premises
  • Gift voucher service - the no-risk gift for all photographers. We'll mail your voucher with one of our catalogues to a nominated name and address


Our unique catalogue is available to order FREE when you place an order with us.

Simply request it at the time and it will be included in the package.