Bronica ETRSI Polaroid Back

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by jazzmechanic, Jun 1, 2005.

  1. jazzmechanic

    jazzmechanic Member

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    I recently received my Bronica ETRSI camera and considering whether a POLAROID NPC MF5 back is practical and worth the effort. I will be shooting mostly B&W and would like some pros/cons on the use of the back. Also any sources where I can buy some short/outdated film?

    As always, thanks for your honest and rapid reponses.

    Spencer
     
  2. Ole

    Ole Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I have one, and it's saved me a LOT of film.

    Pros: Instant feedback - you see all the ugly little details hiding behind the bride, and that the groom's tie is crooked.

    Cons: Price of polaroids, and their short shelf life.

    Don't buy outdated Polaroid film; chances are it will be utterly dead.
     
  3. jazzmechanic

    jazzmechanic Member

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    Thanks Ole...Will probably order one tomorrow from KEH.