The Landscape Photographer(9/12/2009)-Here is the ‘Positive’ (normal image) from the transfer below. In case you are wondering, its 1/18 scale action figure holding a 1/12 scale doll camera. I like to pretend he’s shooting a large format camera 🙂 Shot on my EE100 Special camera with Polaroid 125i Film – very expired.
Polaroid Transfers on Glossy Photo Paper (Really Easy!)(9/12/2009)-The reason I haven’t tried transfers before is that I am on location and usually don’t have proper supplies to do traditional transfers when I am out about on the beach, hiking, or outdoors in general. I’ve always felt a bit guilty about having to discard the negative. If you are a newbie to polaroid […]
Mafioso story with a twist(9/8/2009)-I’ll be uploading some new shots from my new-to-me EE100. Here’s another one i did with some action figures. Shot on expired ID-UV film
Reminding the Gap(9/5/2009)-I am going to do a post sometime about some of my Camera’s. I’ve recently picked up an EE100 special for $10. Hopefully I’ll have some more updates soon. Taken with ID-UV expired film at the Parnell Train Station.
Port Waikato Christmas Tree # 1(8/9/2009)-Port Waikato Christmas Tree – FP-100C, The focus was off, but I still think its somewhat interesting, if not a bit dreamy.
Polaroid Picture Taking Tips – from Popular Mechanics(7/20/2009)-Here is another diagram for taking Polaroids, from Popular Mechanics: Here are some of trouble shooting topics: Light Image Dark Image Repeated White Spots Undeveloped Corner Weak Colours, Pink Cast Vertical Streaks Fuzzy Focus
How to load polaroid integral film into One Step Cameras(7/12/2009)-As previous video – here’s how you load polaroid integral film into One Step Type camera – pretty self explantory – however if the paper flip doesn’t come out, the battery within the film maybe dead. Enjoy!: [2020 Aug 16: Video Deleted]
How to load polaroid pack film in a land camera(7/12/2009)-For those wondering, here is how you load pack film in old Polaroid Land Camera – the example here is a 340 Land Camera, but it should be similar enough for all land camera types. [2020 Aug 16: Video Removed from source]
Polaroid Film – Types of Instant Film(7/11/2009)-Earlier I did a post about types of Polaroid and instant film – but lo and behold I’ve found the ultimate list here on Save Polaroid – check out the site for details – but here is a list of Polaroid and Fuji Instant films from the site. Quick run down of Film Types for […]
Fixing Polaroid Picture Problems(6/24/2009)-Here’s another article from Popular Mechanics – how to fix polaroid picture problems. Too Dark, Too Light, Corners not developed, Double Exposures, Fuzzy Subject, Subject looks Bluish.. find polaroid solutions with this handy article. This for Polaroid Pack Film. Also tackles temperature and timing for Pack Film – pretty good stuff, go here to read:
How to be a Polaroid Expert(6/24/2009)-Here’s something interesting I found from Google books, its an old Popular Mechanics Article of How to be A Polaroid Expert, note this is for Pack film, not integral (the kind that develops before your eyes)
The House that Polaroids Built?(6/24/2009)-An hour North of Los Angeles, there is an interesting ‘abandoned’ house. The house was done as a contribute to the end of Polaroid: Find out more about the project here and here: from: http://www.holgablog.com/2009/05/05/the-polaroid-house/ edward and after that, when did the house start becoming adorned with the polaroids? kim it became “The Polaroid […]
Instax Wide/Mini New Zealand(6/17/2009)-Instax films are Fuji’s answer to the void left by Polaroid closing at the end of last year. Though they are not compatible with Polaroid cameras, they do have have all the charm of the old polaroids in that they form right in front of your eyes. On of nice things about Fuji Instax is […]
How to take a double exposure with Polaroid Pack Film(6/17/2009)-This is a quick tutorial for taking double exposures with pack film. For the sample here I used a Polaroid 104 camera (any 100 number camera should do the trick – infact, I think most packfilm cameras can be used) and Fuji FP 100c film, but any packfilm (Fuji or Polaroid) should work. No camera […]
Pumpkin in the Auckland Autumn(6/12/2009)-Pumpkins, of the orange Halloween variety, are nearly impossible to find in Auckland – especially during Halloween season. Its Autumn now in Auckland and I found a little Weebee pumpkin at the Fish Market. They are tiny pumpkins, small enough to fit in your hand. They inspired these series of shots that taken in St […]
Weebee Pumpkin over the bays(6/12/2009)-This is shot using instax mini – and a weebee pumpkin overlooking Lady’s Bay in Saint Heliers in Auckland.
Cutter Rock(4/12/2009)-Cutter Rock during Sunset at Whatipu Regional Park. 779 Film/One Step Camera with Polarising filter. 2020 August 16: Cutter Rock has since collapsed since the taking of this photo.
Twilight Time(4/12/2009)-Shot at Whatipu last december – 779 film/ Polaroid one step.
Pigs can bite 😮(4/12/2009)-Went to Butterfly Creek outside the Airport and saw this gentleman dozing off against the sign. Taken on instax mini film, though I had to adjust the levels to get the sign (written in silver paint to stand out against the light wooden board).
Old Polaroid Flyers – Polaroid Automatic 104 Land Camera(4/10/2009)-Last year when I bought my land 104 camera, it was include with these flyers, which I scanned in for your viewing pleasure. I’ve been tempted to send off for some dirt cheap prints in this offer!This is for the Film Cold Clip Warmer:
Instant Photography/Polaroid getting started Guide(3/28/2009)-If you are interested in getting started with instant photography, but are over/underwhelmed by the choices available as of the date of this post, hopefully this post will clarify a few things. This not exhaustive list, but its to point beginners in the right direction. Integral or Pack Film? Integral film – this is the […]
Kris Kringle out on a limb(3/28/2009)-This is print from my Fuji Instax Mini Camera. Its a fun alternative to polaroid integral film, and is readily available. Image is of a Christmas ornament I found in Auckland Domain. Click to enlarge
9 Steps to taking better Polaroids – Practical Polaroid Tips(3/22/2009)-Since diving into Polaroid photography last September, I searched the internets for sound advice looking for how to shoot polaroid film. I found very little helpful hints except for ‘Keep shooting them, and you’ll eventually get better’. While thats true, given the price of the film, some practical help would be more than welcome. This […]
Tough Day with the Polaroid 104: Wasted Polaroids(3/21/2009)-I had bought some 669 film expired from 2004. I had previously used expired film (in fact I think all my pack film I’ve used has been expired – even the Fujifilm) . Below is the result of woes of getting a bad pack film. The pitch black parts is the negative part, but the […]