[rollei_list] Re: looks like it is the end for agfa

Peter,

Gee thanks for telling me NOW.:-)  Costco uses Fuji.

I guess it's too late to take the negatives to Walgreen at
this point.  Or does the dichotomy occur in the printing
operation?

In other words is the problem created in developing
or printing?  There is a Walgreen about 20 miles away.

Jerry

"Peter K." wrote:

> Jerry,
>
> Where did you have them developed? If the place has their channel
> optimized for Fuji this can happen. Example, Longs Drugs uses Fuji. If
> you want Agfa developed cheaply go to Walgreens who recently switched
> to large capacity Agfa film processing/printing. If you are using
> Kodak go to Rite Aid. I am not sure who Costco uses. Check the place
> of mfr on their film. If Japan it is Konica, Germany Agfa, Italy or
> USA usually Imation. Kodak does not do 3rd party film as do Konica and
> Agfa.
>
> Peter K=20
>
> On 5/28/05, Jerry Lehrer <jerryleh@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Ruben,
> >=20
> > Speaking of AGFA, I just finished the last of a batch of
> > Portrait 160 that I had in 3 cameras.  Never in my life
> > have I ever seen such MUDDY prints!  I ruined many
> > shots of our brand new Occicat.
> >=20
> > A few years back, Costco's Kirkland brand of film
> > was made by Agfa, and it was brilliant.  It was my
> > standard 200 ISO film.  They dropped that film and
> > I went to Kodak Ultracolor 400.
> >=20
> > Don't expect me to shed a tear on their demise.
> >=20
> > Jerry
> >=20
> > Ruben wrote:
> >=20
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Ardeshir Mehta" <ardeshir@xxxxxxx>
> > > To: <rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2005 5:58 AM
> > > Subject: [rollei_list] Re: looks like it is the end for agfa
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Yes, indeed. A respected brand name which has been around for years
> > > > has inherent value in its field, regardless of who owns it. Whoever
> > > > buys it up will most likely keep it going.
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > I hope so - Ardeshir
> > > If I can not get my RSX II 50 and 100 ISO I will have to go digital - a=
> nd I
> > > do not want to go digital
> > > of to se my parrents in law
> > > have a nice weekend
> > > Ruben
> > >
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