Polaroids are Photogenic

Discussion in 'Instant Cameras, Backs and Film' started by AstroZon, Apr 13, 2014.

  1. AstroZon

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    Just a quickie digital photo of my new Automatic 104. I did very little to set up this shot - just placed it on a speaker and used window light. I can't get over how photogenic Polaroids are.


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    Maybe they made it look that good on purpose, to make everyone stare at the camera with a smile on their face, just as you click the shutter...
     
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    No Leica

    I won't say I No Leica but it isn't an M2R or an Art Deco Kodak Bantam folder (1930 era). But whatever rings your bell. Can you get film for that now? I haven't kept up with the instant film thing.
     
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    Indeed they are.

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    It's getting harder to find, but yes, you can run Fuji FP-100b or FP-100c.

    Mine works, and I plan to convert it to run on 2 AAA batteries.
     
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    Nice!
     
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    The older the Polaroid, the more photogenic, generally. The first one's that have the fake leather covering are gorgeous! As is the SX-70. The cheap, plastic cameras that used 600 film that came later? Not so much...
     
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    I used to shoot 4x5 Portra in my 150. It doesn't give a full 4x5 image but works well. The image is 3.5"x4.5".
     
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