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Therese Brown’s "Polaroid Kitchen" book

Posted December 2, 2008 in Books & Publications

Therese Brown just release a new book, Polaroid Kitchen: Like a warm, comforting visit, Polaroid Kitchen offers up visual treats and brief anecdotes that celebrate the everyday wonders of food and home. Captured through the unique media of Polaroid cameras and film, these photos provide an intimate glimpse of both the necessity and delights of […]

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Limited stocks of out-of-print Polaroid films from PolaPremium available NOW

Posted November 27, 2008 in Product News

PolaPremium just launched their web store with a bunch of out-of-print Polaroid films. Of particular interest are 600 B&W, Artistic TZ, Type 80 Chocolate, and Type 55 Pos/Neg, as well as straight 600, Spectra, a number of peel-apart/pack films, books, vintage cameras, and accessories. The 600 B&W seems particularly interesting… if you look at the […]

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PolaPremium: apparently big instant film news coming in 3.1 hours

Posted November 27, 2008 in Product News

Some big news in instant film is apparently happening in about 3.1 hours, according to the PolaPremium web site, which for now teases us with a countdown timer and the text, "The New Home of Instant Photography". It appears that there will be new instant films from unsaleable.com, the folks who did SX-70 Blend, indicated […]

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Polaroid Week Fall 2008 starts tomorrow!

Posted October 26, 2008 in Random

Polaroid Week Fall 2008 starts tomorrow—Monday, 27 October, 2008! Shoot some Polaroids and upload them to the Polaroid Week 2008 group on Flickr—you can participate with a free account! About ‘Roid Week Fall 2008 It’s that time again…..POLAROID WEEK! This one is a little bittersweet — as you all know, Polaroid has

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Hope for Polaroid 20×24 & 8×10 film?

Posted June 29, 2008 in Product News

This article in Amateur Photographer says: Polaroid is in fresh talks over the survival of its professional instant sheet film following its failure to reach agreement with UK firm Ilford Photo. Polaroid bosses have confirmed that they are in discussions with a ‘third party’ over the continued production of 20x24in large format professional b&w sheet […]

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No Polaroid B&W pack film from Ilford

Posted April 30, 2008 in Product News

According to this post from Ilford/Harman on APUG, Ilford will not assume production of Polaroid’s discontinued black and white peel-apart/pack films: Dear All, I have been out for a few days and several of you have sent me PM’s re POLAROID : Please see below : April 18th, 2008, Mobberley, Cheshire UK and Minnetonka, MN, […]

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‘Roid Week 2008 is here!

Posted April 21, 2008 in Random

Shoot some Polaroids, head on over to the ‘Roid Week 2008 group on Flickr (a free account will do), and jump on in! This time I’ll be shooting expired 669 and Fuji FP-100C and FP-100B peel-apart/pack films and 600 & 779 with a Super Shooter, an Automatic 100, an SLR 680, a Spectra, and a […]

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Reminder: Polaroid Week 2008 starts this Monday!

Posted April 17, 2008 in Random

Polaroid Week 2008 is a month away! Shoot 5 Polaroids and upload them to the Polaroid Week 2008 group on Flickr—you can participate with a free account! Get your cameras out, stock up on film, and get ready to shoot, Polaroid Week 2008 starts this Monday, 21 April, 2008! About ‘Roid Week 2008 It’s that […]

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Get ready for Polaroid Week 2008!

Posted March 21, 2008 in Random

Polaroid Week 2008 is a month away! Shoot 5 Polaroids and upload them to the Polaroid Week 2008 group on Flickr—you can participate with a free account! The quality of the work produced for this event has been extremely high in the past—a mid-week roundup from the last one is here. Don’t miss out on […]

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Adventures with a Polaroid Automatic 100

Posted March 3, 2008 in Random

As I posted, I recently converted a friend’s Polaroid Automatic 100 land camera to use normal AAA batteries. I got the chance to take it out for a spin in Golden Gate Park. Having separate windows for rangefinder focusing and framing is a little weird, and more shows up on film than the framelines tell […]

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