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Photospecialist.ie
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Top positive review

Jul 14, 2023
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The only big problem with the shop is the Irish site is not up to date. The customer service is not available on the contact number and the email address also doesn't work. I had to do a serious investigation to find a proper customer service contact for them, eventually, the info@photospecialist.co.uk email address worked and I got a decent response from their customer service and the item arrived in time in perfect condition.

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Dec 7, 2023
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- the item I ordered was never delivered because it went missing apparently - I had to chase your reps for updates as I had no idea where the parcel was after 7 days - I had to follow up after reaching out first for a second update. All in all very very disappointing experience, never to order anything from you
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Mar 15, 2024
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Disappointed and Surprised how a company like this is still working

I placed an order for a Fujifilm xs10.. weote an email with regards to delivery and address details.. the agent confirmed the same and informed whatever questions were asked.. a few days later i noticed the camera was out of stock soo i wrote back to the agent and was informed the stock was not updated and they do not have the camera in stock and will offer a refund.. this was supposed to be my first camera and such a bad experience from a third class company.. never buy anything from them
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Mar 15, 2024
Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I am so sorry to read that your order has gone this way. The stock always takes some time to update, because we also have stores and then the item you wanted, is out of stock. My colleague tried to cancel the order, but his computer wasn't working, so he had to ask the administration to do so, that is why it took longer. I am so sorry that this would be your first camera and this was your experience with us and I will contact you via email to see if there is anything I can do for you.
Mar 18, 2024
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Still dont have my order.
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Mar 18, 2024
Sorry to read, I see you bought an item on order, unfortunately we have not received it yet but I have asked the supplier for an update. I have sent you an email.
Feb 18, 2024
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I thought there would be a pack of film in the box. In the original sealed, there is.
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Feb 19, 2024
I am sorry to read this. On the website it doesn't state that the camera is with a pack of film.
Feb 8, 2024
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Shabby product
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Feb 8, 2024
I understand, unfortunately this can happen with Velcro. I wish you a lotof fun with the photosudio.
Jan 6, 2024
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Dreadful

Dreadful. Ordered an item worth over €500 more than 2 weeks ago ( 2 day delivery quoted). To date no sign of the item and no one seems to know where it is . I have sent them emails and, apart from the initial contact, nothing further.
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Jan 8, 2024
Thank you for leaving this review. My apologies that this has gone this way. I see something has gone wrong with DHL and I have contacted you via email. Not to worry, we will get this sorted out.
Dec 29, 2023
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Jan 2, 2024
Sorry to read that you are not satisfied. If we can help we would love to hear from you, I see we are already in touch.
Oct 10, 2023
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Return policy is vague, I bought an incorrect item for my son and the cost to return was half the cost of the item. I could not see the return policy on the website, which meant I had to email my enquiry to get information. I know there is a cost to all businesses, but a little more transparency would be helpful. I am a returning customer as they have a wide choice of super products for photographer/videographers… it’s a shame, otherwise 5 stars would have been my rating
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Apr 25, 2023
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Purchase was easy but online auto-address feature is a problem

Purchase was easy and packaging also very quick. The auto-address function on the web page needs refining. After changing my address to the correct address, the online system decided this was not correct and changed to an incorrect address and town. I contacted the vendor, whom should have been able to instruct the courier to change this but told me I had to contact the courier instead and arrange to collect!! My package eventually arrived after bouncing back and forth between sorting centers. Had it not been for the Eir-code, the package would have been lost or returned to sender. The webpage is advertised as an Irish .ie website (misleading) but shipping and product are not located in Ireland. I received the product in good order and well packaged.
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Apr 26, 2023
I am sorry to hear that this didn't go as planned. Once the order has been send, we can not change the address. It needs to come back first, so we can change the lable. But I am glad to hear that it arrived in good order. We are a company Kamera Express located in The Netherlands, this is also mentioned on the website. We have take over Photospecialist and due to currency and not to confuse the customer, we kept the website.
Aug 9, 2023
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Lack of order confirmation email causes worry

Positives: very good price, item did arrive eventually , professional staff will call you back. Negatives: no order confirmation or shipment confirmation email, worrying. If you call and stay on hold, the call hangs up after 10 minutes, so do request a callback. My expensive binoculars were delayed by nearly a week, and did not arrive for my holiday. Update: they sent a €20 refund to compensate.
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Dec 14, 2023
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When I entered my postal code on their website my adress came up wrong and wouldn't let me change it which caused loads of complications with delivery including me having to go to a postal depot to collect my parcel. Apart from that I found it decent possibly could include an invoice inside the parcel for future orders but apart from that it's great
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Dec 15, 2023
Thank you for your trust. I will let the correct people know to handle this. For environmental reasons, no invoices or packing slips are sent with the order.
Jul 14, 2023
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Inaccurate Address

For some obscure reason the address on my rather expensive parcel was totally wrong, so wrong the address didn't exsist. The only element of the address that was correct was my post code and locality. Fortunately a person at my local sorting office was familiar with part of the address. The parcel was very nearly returned to sender.
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Aug 2, 2023
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No order confirmation received by email and my enquiry wasn't answered. The lens arrived in good time however and when I got onto the uk site, my queries were answered promptly. The Irish site needs to improve their act, but I would order again.
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Aug 23, 2023
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Ordered a monitor, it was great and the delivery was fast the only downside is I got the wrong plug for the monitor it didn’t come with a 3 pin plug but a 2 pin one other than that it was good
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Aug 23, 2023
Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I apologize that you did not receive the correct plug, of course I will make sure you will receive it from us. I am glad to read that you are otherwise satisfied with us.
Dec 13, 2023
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Failing to reply to my email about a discount code that was not working.
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Sep 30, 2023
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Nothing special with the process irsrrvjce
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Dec 7, 2023
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0 customer care involvement

- the item I ordered was never delivered because it went missing apparently - I had to chase your reps for updates as I had no idea where the parcel was after 7 days - I had to follow up after reaching out first for a second update. All in all very very disappointing experience, never to order anything from you
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Dec 7, 2023
How sad to read that you had this experience. I would like to sincerely apologise for that the investigation of your package took a bit long. The couriers should be given some time to find out what happened. I see that a refund has been initiated.
Nov 6, 2023
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Total garbage website. Product was not in stock as listed. Tried to order another product today and the payment software they use keeps rejecting my payment even though my bank has approved it. Total schlock.
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Nov 8, 2023
Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I am so sorry to hear this. I will send you an email so I can solve this for you.
Jul 12, 2023
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They care the bare minimum- honestly if you can you better off using another website. I got a lense form them there and the outer casing was damaged (the lense still functioned). They said I should return it but quite frankly time is an asset and they aren’t any dumber then me so they knew what they were doing when they sent my a damaged lense in a damaged box. Hoping I would not have the time to return it and they were right. They also claim to ship quickly 2-3 day or somthing- just keep in mind they without pause will lie to you.
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Jul 13, 2023
What a disappointment to read that you think this. We are an official dealer and would never send damaged products. I am pleased to look into how this could have happened with you.
Sep 20, 2023
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Packing badly packed with one tape along the top of box only. Box was opened at my front door as tape became loose. The people in their packaging dept are pure idiots. Look at the photo and this is the way my box was left at my front door on a rainy day. Notice one piece of tape along the top edge of box. I have brought this to their attention but doubt that they will do anything to rectify this. Also they say that they price match which is a lie because they refused on two occasions with me to price match.
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Sep 20, 2023
Thank you so for leaving this review Eugene. However calling people names is not necessary and I have explained twice to you that I will take it up with the correct deparments to improve this. I understsand that you are disappointed with us, because we can not match the price. We do not promise a low price match, we promise the best price we can give. When company's only have an online shop or maybe 3 fysical shops it is understandable they can lower their prices. And I have send you an email this morning that I would discuss this with my manager and get back to you on this. Instead of giving me the time to get back to you, you leave another review.
Jun 12, 2023
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My whole problem started at the checkout stage. I entered my correct address details and when it came to shipping my address was always incorrect as it kept putting my eircode just after my house number and it gave me no confidence that it would arrive at the correct address as requested. I tried to access my account details and change the address from there but I could not access the details due to an error message, cheers
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Answer by Photospecialist.ie
Jun 12, 2023
Hello Michael, Thank you for leaving this review. I see that you have contacted us about this issue and we arranged to made the order by hand. I will also send you an email.