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“I am absolutly disgusted with max spielmann i bout a...”

Written on: 20/05/2011

I am absolutly disgusted with max spielmann i bout a kodak camera (kodak m320) in march 2010, by july the camera kept turning it's self off which i read now happens alot so took it back to max spielmann for there engenier to have a look was told it wasnt a problem n that they had sent it back to kodak and to wait about 2 weeks most for it to be fixed.it is now may 2011 and i still havnt got my money or camera back.to which i have now contacted trading standards as neither kodak or max spielmann… Read Full Review

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“I got some passport photographs for my son, they have...”

Written on: 18/05/2011 by Lancashire Warrior (1 review written)

I got some passport photographs for my son, they have been rejected. In order to make my holiday did not have time to go back into town and pay for parking and get more. Used Tesco photo booth instead. No problems. Staff don't know what they are doing and actually had taken a few times to even get what I got at Max Speilman. Can't remember the exact cost now at MS or the Tesco booth but the Tesco booth was much better. Forget the MS guarantee use the Tesco booth. It will save you a lot of time… Read Full Review

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Written on: 26/09/2011

this isn't a review for max spielmann. it's a review for tesco.

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“My husband and son needed their passport photographs...”

Written on: 08/05/2011

My husband and son needed their passport photographs taking, we considered a booth since they are cheaper but decided to use the service at the shop. I was very satisfied with the service and speed. The photographer seemed to know exactly what she was doing and the photographs were perfect. I would definitely recommend Max Spielman @ Castleford… Read Full Review

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“Went with my daughter lilly for a portrait shoot and...”

Written on: 03/04/2011

Went with my daughter lilly for a portrait shoot and it was rushed to say the least. The manager was not so helpful,she was working on her own and wanted to serve other customers making me feel very unwanted and just an inconvienience to her.
The end results were 1 good shot and a load of rubbish! I asked if she could take a few more and she told me it she had to do figures for her boss so could not spare any more time… Read Full Review

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“I have been using Max Spielman for quick tests of old...”

Written on: 15/03/2011 by Camuserman (1 review written)

I have been using Max Spielman for quick tests of old film cameras, by having a film developed and scanned to CD. The quality has now deteriorated to a level that can only be described as total cr@p. The shop staff do not take care of the film (it is allowed to drag on the floor); the development is often done with stale chemicals; light leaks across the film are common; scanning is very low resolution (nominally about 1.5megapixels); the image/file compression smears all details; the scan is… Read Full Review

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Dude22's Response to Camuserman's Review

Written on: 26/09/2011

'light leaks across the film' would surely occur if the film was opened, which they don't do in max spielmann. maybe accidents occur but i've been using them for years for 35mm film developing and much more and never had a problem.

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“I went in the shop to have my portraits done of my...”

Written on: 01/03/2011 by nickyb76 (1 review written)

I went in the shop to have my portraits done of my daughter an intended on the £20 pack that would give me 4 poses and all the pics taken on a cd for me to do with what i liked, the young girl - samantha was extremley helpful and took lots of shots of my child, being very profesional yet keeping my daughter entertained (shes only 3)... when they got put on screen for me to view they were amazin, so much i wanted them all, samantha explained how i could have them made into canvas with added… Read Full Review

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“Young girl who worked there was very helpful and...”

Written on: 20/01/2011

Young girl who worked there was very helpful and brilliant with my daughter. She moved to Derby westfield which was a shame for me because i would deffo go back to her for another set of pictures, i regret i cannot remember her name but she was a young girl doing a photography degree also. Would deffo recommend this service the pictures were brill and the girl even did me a keyring of my daughter for her daddys birthday. great customer service… Read Full Review

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“I visited the new max spielmann branch in september...”

Written on: 20/11/2010

I visited the new max spielmann branch in september 2010 whilst shopping in mansfield at the four season shopping centre. I was with my husband and our 4 year old grandson. We noticed the photo shoot available at £5.99 which was a fantastic price, so decided to give it a go with our grandson Liam as a surprise for his mum.

Apart from the store being incredibly busy, small and cluttered; and the young gentleman working there (name badge said the branch manager, Lee) trying (and succeeding) to… Read Full Review

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“I had heard and picked up a few leaflets from several...”

Written on: 27/09/2010

I had heard and picked up a few leaflets from several max spielmann stores. my local being Doncaster. However i had the kids in Asda at Carcroft and decided to just go for it. in i went and was served by a lady who had plenty of time for me and my kids. she was tremendous with them and after five minutes had snapped plenty of pictures. sure there were a couple that werent great (lighting perhaps??) but the majority were fantastic. i went for a £14.99 package which inluded a lot of pictures and… Read Full Review

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“whent into your shop in prescot merseyside to put some...”

Written on: 28/07/2010

whent into your shop in prescot merseyside to put some photos in your sales girl to busy talking to a friend we walked out got tescos around corner we went there w r davis mside… Read Full Review

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“Appalling after sales service. I purchased 2 photo...”

Written on: 12/07/2010

Appalling after sales service. I purchased 2 photo packages from the Clydebank branch for my 2 year grandsons birthday. One of the pictures taken by a member of staff left a mark on his mouth which I thought might have been a reflection from the flash. When I returned to the shop to ask if they could remove this by airbrushing I was told they did not have this facility. I was told that in their opinion it was saliva. I then asked if I could choose another picture. The Manageress of the… Read Full Review

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“Got some pictures taken off my little girl yesterday...”

Written on: 10/07/2010

Got some pictures taken off my little girl yesterday at the local Max Spielman branch in Birkenhead and was delighted at the service, price and results. I ended up buying a 30x20 poster of the shot and they printed it on some new high speed high quality printer while I waited, it only took 5 minutes and looks brilliant!

I will be back next week to Max for a frame for it as the whole family love the poster and it will take pride of place in our living room.

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Written on: 20/07/2010

I found this review very helpful because... I wend and got a poster fo my exams and they did a great jom in 10mins!

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“very friendly staff, high standards of customer care...”

Written on: 16/04/2010

very friendly staff, high standards of customer care and great quality prints. Staff really tried hard to provide the service that was required with speed and efficiency. I am now a frequent customer to their premises in Kings Heath and Northfield, South Birmingham… Read Full Review

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“Armature portrait service trying to copy mothercare,...”

Written on: 02/04/2010

Armature portrait service trying to copy mothercare, when I took my two little boys last week, staff did not know how to use a camera properly just auto setting giving poor depth of field followed by very hard sell to expensive package when only worth £5.99 Staff dismissive of my comments as chasing sales targets and instant prints not professional quality… Read Full Review

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“Poor Quality Prints. Cheap stock sold for more than...”

Written on: 01/04/2010

Poor Quality Prints. Cheap stock sold for more than its worth. Aggressive selling techniques, if i want something ill ask for it i don't need to be bombarded with questions & suggestions. 5 Year ago their 6x4 instant prints were 19p each now they're 38p each. Much cheaper alternatives available elsewhere. Their Digital Camera's weren't up to much poor brand names Pratika, Vivitar, GE, Rolliei

Wouldn't send my worst enemy to one of their shops… Read Full Review

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“i am disappointent with the way that your tamworth was...”

Written on: 09/01/2010

i am disappointent with the way that your tamworth was treating us we only want a set of 8 by 6 of wedding photos and ended up with half of them blown up too much and with head cut offs, im not happy with the service and therefore complaining to the right people and i wont be going there again… Read Full Review

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“I recently went in to my local Max Spielmann store in...”

Written on: 29/12/2009

I recently went in to my local Max Spielmann store in Carcroft, which is situated within an Asda. On first glance you would imagine it to be an asda photo kiosk. I usually use Asda's printing facilities however the young chap within the store asked if i needed any help i was about to say no and leave but i saw the prices and saw the quality of service and the prints i will always remain loyal to Max from now on... i even purchased a loyalty card that gurantees 10% off for a whole… Read Full Review

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“Just got a canvas print from Birkenhead Max Spielman...”

Written on: 12/12/2009

Just got a canvas print from Birkenhead Max Spielman shop and was amazed at the quality and speed that they provided. I had been to Tesco but they could not promise it back in time for Xmas, Spielman use there own production apparently and are taking orders up to 16th December. The staff were very helpful, they explained that one photo I had would not be suitable as my little boys head was to close to the edge and would be wrapped around the frame. Makes a change for a store to tell you… Read Full Review

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“Poor value Poor quality Poor service all from Max...”

Written on: 01/08/2009

Poor value Poor quality Poor service all from Max Spielmann branch in Manchester. Never again, thought they went bust, sure they will soon with this level of service.Some of our wedding photos that were on a SD media card all got wiped by the machine and after 8 weeks with promise of fixing the issue they finally attempted fobbbed us off with a free print voucher!… Read Full Review

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“i took my wedding photos to max spielmans in halifax,...”

Written on: 15/04/2009

i took my wedding photos to max spielmans in halifax, was gutted when we got them back, 5 films in all. the majority, on all 5 rolls, has a blue tint to them!! absolutely terrible.....
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