On Saturday I went to the Calumet store in Drummond Street London for their Spring Open Day with my brother. A very welcoming event which had a nice buzz of people milling about the store. Various stands were set out with trade reps explaining their products. Discounts varied from 10% to 30% across the board.
After much deliberation I ended up getting the Photospeed Panoramic test pack. This contains 4 sheets of all 6 of the Photospeed Panoramic printer papers that can be used on A4 printers. I have been really been interested in trying these panoramic papers out and the 20% discount offered was perfect. The pack also includes a pack of A4 papers to print and send off for free ICC Printer profiling. I will be taking advantage of this service before I use the panoramic papers.
My brother was impressed by the Manfrotto geared tripod heads and ended up getting the Manfrotto MHXPRO-3WG 3 Way Geared Head. Another 20% saving on this tripod head meant he walked away with a big grin on his face that was hard to shift for the rest of the day. It will be nice to see how he gets on with it once it is fitted to his tripod.
There were also talks, free hot-dogs and a prize draw to enter. This is the first time I had been to one of Calumets in store events, and I will definitely be looking out for others to attend in the future. Highly recommended.