For my last Polaroid Week pack, I went with good old Color 600, fresh and in the new packaging (featuring a thin foil bag inside the box instead of the box lined with foil and a foil tear-strip at the top). Good times.
As yummy as it sounds, ice cream is not the answer to all of life’s problems. It might be the answer for some of them, but, really, I do better with regular, strenuous exercise. Alas. I have no interest or motivation at present, so let’s have some Ice Cream… Polaroid Originals Ice Cream Pastels, that […]
Really, the Spring 2019 Polaroid Week was fine, as weeks go, and I had a good time shooting Polaroids as I always do. My rampant negativity stems less from photography, than from a creeping sense of futility and inability to imagine any sort of positive future, from a personal, where am I going, what is […]
A few months back, I stumbled across a cache of long-expired Konica Film-In Panorama single use cameras on the ‘bay and bought three of them, hoping against hope that they were something like the excellent Konica WaiWai that I love so much. I planned to harvest the long expired film and shoot it in some […]
Kodak Ektachrome 5306 200D was a daylight balanced chrome stock, if you couldn’t tell from the name… This particular roll came to me in an FPP Ollie’s Choice box and expired in 1982. I shot it at 100 in the Nikon FG with the 50mm f/1.8 E series, and developed it in a fresh batch […]
This year (2019) Expired Film Day almost didn’t happen… it was only thanks to @schneidan and the encouragement of the community that it did, and it wasn’t just a day, but a whole long weekend! Friday March 15, the Ides of March, through Sunday the 17th. Full disclosure: I’m a sponsor of Expired Film Day. […]
When #ExpiredFilmDay was (finally) announced, I got excited, and when the long weekend rolled around, I shot several rolls of fun stuff (Kodachrome, Ektachrome X, etc.). I’ll share some of those in the coming weeks. Then, Jason Avery announced April’s #CameraChallenge was also Expired film… Shame on me, I played it relatively safe: 2007 expired […]