Polaroid

The Last Polaroids by eperlan

Tom Newsom.

So I’ve run out of Polaroid stock. I truly love this stuff, and I know there are thousands of artist out there still working the emulsion. I also know that the camera (long dead; resurrected; on life-support; surprisingly fit for an old man) is coming back. So what is now an “artist’s medium” might still be available at Duane Reade in the future.

 I’ll hang on to my brave ‘320 with it’s moldy close-up lens attachment and rheumy electric eye—when there’s stock to be had, and a friend to sit for it, it delivers that seeping, off-color look I adore. The onecamera Flickr page has more…

Instant Fun by eperlan

I love my Polaroid 320 pack film camera. It’s just so “iffy” and I never quite know what I’ll get. Since film for this beast—not to mention batteries—is getting scarce, I’m left with using a cool French shareware app to emulate the look of those craptastic emulsions. Poladroid is dead simple: drag your favorite images onto the icon of a Spectra camera and it spits out an instant film version, which takes about a minute to “develop.”

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