Re: The Death of Film(holders)
I did not save the reference source but I believe Fidelity was acquired over a year ago by Calumet. I've heard that production stopped on 11x14, 5x7, and full-plate holders but I can't confirm that. There have been several discussions on the Large-Format Photography Forum about these recent industry changes and attempts to find new sources for film holders (Toyo, etc.). Here's the URL that will get you started:
and one on the availability of holders in particular:
You might try calling Calumet.
On May 21, 2007, at 7:35 PM, Gordon Cooper wrote:
I've been told by Folks Who Claim to Know that all production of sheet film holders in North America has stopped. Can someone on this list confirm or refute this rumor?