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★★★★★

“Just brilliant”

Written on: 28/09/2016 by PeteRiley (1 review written)

I have now used FFordes on three separate occasions. Every time the goods were as described, superbly well packaged using recycled materials and delivered promptly… Read Full Review

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“Great Service!”

Written on: 27/09/2016 by Collins139 (1 review written)

I've been buying from Ffordes for some years now. The most recent purchase was a used nikon d7100. They where very kind in reserving it while I sent my equipment for trade. Great stock, very complete product descriptions and fast response to e-mail contact. Will certainly buy from them again and recommend them to my friend… Read Full Review

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“Nikon F6 SLR”

Written on: 26/09/2016 by Colt403 (1 review written)

The best used camera outlet i have seen. Staff very friendly with a good knowledge base and go out of their way to give you a first class shopping experience. Gradeing system conserviitive i bought a Nikon f6 which was described as G+ should have been Mint camera looked like new… Read Full Review

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“Great service on an International Order”

Written on: 21/09/2016 by GisselleBarry (1 review written)

Just a quick review to say that the Ffordes staff were fantastic to deal with and made it as easy as possible to place an International order all the way from western Canada. My order arrived in Canada incredibly quickly after Ffordes confirmed receipt of payment. I would definitely recommend Ffordes!!… Read Full Review

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“Excellent Service ”

Written on: 15/09/2016 by Lawrence1948 (1 review written)

I have used Ffordes for nearly 20 years now firstly to sell my old film cameras. This is my only port of call for buying secondhand equipment I don't tend to buy brand new equipment as I don't need to I bought a canon camera advertised as slight signs of use it looked brand new. I've also visited the shop to receive a very friendly welcome and guys are very knowledgeable. Excellent service and very fast dispatch of goods… Read Full Review

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“purchasing from ffordes photographic.”

Written on: 10/09/2016 by nikkorman (1 review written)

I purchased a lense from ffordes photographic and it was well packaged and the service was first class.I would defenately deal with this company again… Read Full Review

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“Olympus e1i ”

Written on: 09/09/2016 by ivDunlap443 (1 review written)

I ordered e1 body yesterday and as usual the service was excellent!! it arrived at 9.15 this morning and the condition is really good. Often by from ffordes and each time the service is spot on!!… Read Full Review

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“Exemplary Customer Service!”

Written on: 07/09/2016 by Cannonky83 (1 review written)

My wife purchased a pair of binoculars at the Scottish Game Fair as a present for me. Unfortunately there was a manufacturing fault when I eventually received them a month or so later. Ffordes staff were tremendous. The binoculars were returned and a new pair arrived on my doorstep 48 hours later with a small gift to cover my postage and inconvenience. If only all businesses were so quick to remedy things when they go awry. Full marks to Ffordes and I will have hesitation in using and… Read Full Review

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“Very satisfied”

Written on: 02/09/2016 by DIKADUMDUM (1 review written)

I have had dealings with FFordes photographic for some considerable time and have always found them to be extremely helpful and willing. My latest business must be an all time record! I was part exchanging a camera and lens for a Samayang lens which was out of stock. Ffordes contacted Samayang and the lens was delivered at 11. 30 the next morning! Wonderful!… Read Full Review

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“Excellent service, but also you feel confident with...”

Written on: 21/08/2016 by iyWyatt287 (1 review written)

Recently I decided to change my equipment. I do not usually buy new gear, as I believe, with patience, you can eventually get just as good as new, but at a budget cost. But when you buy secondhand, there can be more of a risk, especially if there is no added warranty or post-purchase support. With Ffordes I fell extremely content and assured of first rate sales, whether secondhand and new gear. I recently part-exchanged some used gear, wanting to "upgrade". Not only did Ffordes give me a good… Read Full Review

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“A straightforward part exchange transaction.”

Written on: 15/08/2016 by AynsleyCooper (1 review written)

I have been a ffordes customer for some time, on and off, always been happy. Don't often p/x gear, but this offer seemed acceptable to me. The communication from them (mostly by email) was good and clear, and they got back to me quickly. I'd recommend ffordes on the basis of my own experience… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Excellent service”

Written on: 10/08/2016

Recently had cause to use Ffordes to sell unused camera equipment and PX's for a compact, I was given a couple of options as to how to proceed which I found very fair. I then traded back the compact for an SLR lens, I missed the viewfinder on the compact and from start to finish they were once again very fair both in px and in selling price of the lens I was buying. They are very friendly and freely offer advice. A company I will be dealing with again. … Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Christmas Day in July!”

Written on: 28/07/2016 by moire (1 review written)

It’s not often that you get that Christmas Day feeling in July, but I certainly felt that way this morning when the used camera I ordered from Ffordes arrived! It was listed as signs of use, but the camera looks almost mint to me! Prior to ordering the camera, I’d already read lots of rave reviews singing praise for the service and quality of the products from Ffordes. So I guess I’m now one of those people preaching to the converted. I will most definitely be using Ffordes again in the… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Had a Rolleiflex camera to dispose of and found...”

Written on: 23/07/2016 by vjLewis225 (1 review written)

Had a Rolleiflex camera to dispose of and found Ffordes easily on the Internet. Quoted a good deal including the repairs required and was happy with sale price. Would thoroughly recommend Ffordes to anyone buying or selling camera equipment… Read Full Review

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“Nikkor 85/1.8 nonAI (1972)”

Written on: 21/07/2016 by lemonadedrinker (1 review written)

The lens was as described. It arrived safely,well wrapped. It seems a clean and tidy lens and from the few photos I have taken so far seems pretty good. Over the years I have bought a few cameras and lenses from Ffordes and have never been disappointed. While not actually a fetishist about lenses, I do like the scalloped focus ring on these earlier lenses and it was this feature particularly that obliged me to buy it! Thak you Ffordes… Read Full Review

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“ffordes know cameras”

Written on: 20/07/2016 by 347Tennant (1 review written)

I have been dealing with and buying cameras from ffordes of Scotland which I prefer to call them, for 16 years. During those years I have bought Leicas, RB and RZ 67's, and Nikons and enlargers etc. All of the equipment is still in good working order and I have recommended ffordes to friends far and near. In these day when digital photography is necessary it's good to see that ffordes still support those of us who like to maintain the old ways of film and the darkroom as well as the latest… Read Full Review

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“Expert Advice and Superb Service”

Written on: 19/07/2016 by GianFranco_Todd (1 review written)

I have been trading photographic equipment with Ffordes for 4-5 years now and I can honestly say that they give me a very fair appraisal of any equipment i wish to sell or purchase, offer get trade-in prices and sell very competitively whether brand new stock or carefully used equipment. It has allowed me to gravitate towards a CSC system with wide range of lenses and two bodies. I would throughly recommend their expertise, thoroughness and speedy dispatch… Read Full Review

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“Absolutely cracking”

Written on: 14/07/2016 by Voiladhras (1 review written)

After delaying a visit to Ffordes for far, far too long this week was finally the week! I was in the market for a lighter-weight camera to use in place of my heavy DSLRs. My own research led me in a certain direction but advice from the shop helped push me in to something even more ideal. From start to finish, the chaps I dealt with could not have been more friendly and helpful. As for the shop itself? It was genuinely difficult not to get lost in the selection of kit available! I would not… Read Full Review

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“Excellent”

Written on: 07/07/2016 by 236Lacroix (1 review written)

Great camera shop. My trade in went great, I packed up the kit and a courier collected it, Ffordes valued it and then phoned me. All the kit I bought was secondhand and all was exactly as described. Website easy to use with pics of the items for sale. None of the worry encountered which you can feel when using online auction sites. Very pleased and have already recommended them to another photographer!… Read Full Review

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“Excellent Service and Quality”

Written on: 30/06/2016 by peaseaphotography (1 review written)

Ffordes are my go-to shop for lens and camera postal trades, decent price, quick turnaround but most importantly peace of mind as to the quality of the goods they sell. They list very accurate and honest ratings and if they say it's Mint, then it's Mint. Having been burned by the quality of some ebay items listed as "Mint" this is very important… Read Full Review

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