Back in 1960s, automatic exposure was an amazing advance in photography. Polaroid, in its quest to make a really easy-to-use camera, made most of its cameras with only automatic exposure. I mean, who needed anything else? Fast forward to today and it seems automatic exposure has lost its mojo. Complete control over shutter and aperture […]
2016 hit me hard. 100-Series pack film for Polaroid cameras would no longer be produced and it was only a matter of time before all of my packfilm cameras would become orphans. By 2019, my film stash was running low and I was toying with the idea of making these cameras work with other film […]
I have always had a soft spot in my heart for instant photography. I have always enjoyed looking at other people’s Polaroid photographs. Somehow photos made with Polaroid cameras at social events always appear more spontaneous, less posed. Travel Polaroids always feel more heartfelt, as though the photographer is more interested in giving you some […]
In 2013 I got my first Polaroid camera, and since then I have been journeying into the world of instant film. From the inception of the Impossible Project to its recent merger, I eagerly followed the rediscovery of the formula for instant film, but was always frowning when I had to trash a battery. When […]
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Instant obsessive or instantly obsessed? I’ve had a hard time pigeon holing today’s interviewee and after much thought, I’ve decided that honour should be left to you, dear readers.
As you’ll have probably guessed from the slightly altered headline above, this isn’t going to be your run-of-the-mill EMULSIVE interview.