Tag: Polaroid Colorpack II

  • Updated review: Polaroid Colorpack II

    I’ve updated my review of the Polaroid Colorpack II, my favorite Polaroid camera.

  • single frame: Blind shadows

    Photo: Shadows from the new vertical blinds over my sliding-glass door.

  • Great fun with the Polaroid Colorpack II and Fujifilm FP-100C during Polaroid Week 2017

    A digest of photos I made with my Colorpack II on FP-100C during Polaroid Week 2017.

  • single frame: BlueIndy

    Photo: BlueIndy cars parked in Broad Ripple, Indianapolis.

  • Wash outPolaroid Colorpack IIFujifilm FP-100C2016 At last, election day. More than anything, I feel relief that the campaigns are ending. However it turns out, it won’t be a washout. Normally I’d tell you to get out there and cast your vote, even if it’s for the candidate I don’t like. Am I wrong somehow this…

  • My last pack of instant Fujifilm FP-3000B

    Spring and summer pass right by without me ever thinking about instant photography. But come autumn, I start dreaming of Polaroids. I don’t get it, but I go with it. I’m also on a jag to shoot up the expired film chilling in my fridge. That film wasn’t expired when I bought it — I’ve…

  • Getting ready for winter, a photo essay on Fujifilm FP-3000B instant film

    The last leaves fall the first of November, just in time for cold days and freezing nights. Let the calendar disagree with me, but I say this is where winter begins, bleak and down and lonely. Through October I spend every Saturday mowing up the trees’ prodigious leavings, just me and my old tractor. I cling to this…

  • Spring flowers on Fujifilm FP-100C

    Spring is here! And so I put a pack of Fujifilm FP-100C into my Polaroid Colorpack II and went looking for bright spring flowers. I found some in my front yard and some, like these tulips, on the grounds of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. These daffodils are always the first sign of spring in…

  • Polaroid Colorpack II

    I’ve been drawn to Polaroid photography since I was a kid in the 1970s. I get excited over holding a developed print in my hands a minute after pressing the shutter button. So I’ve tried any number of Polaroid cameras looking for the one that balances cost and ease of use with the best possible…

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