Tuesday, October 19, 2010

New Toy: Polaroid 600SE

Anyone who is a regular reader of this blog will know that I have an unhealthy penchant for old cameras, especially ones of an instant nature. I’ve been longing after a particular camera, the Polaroid 600SE, for quite awhile and I recently lucky enough to pick one up online. I partly blame James Bowden for reigniting this idea with his great polaroid snaps that appear on the blog every now and then
However it was first triggered when I had my portrait taken by this chap in Damascus. I sadly haven’t got the Polaroid anymore more but I remember which had a lens cap with quarter removed this allowing him to take 4 separate images on one sheet – it gave a nice if slightly kitsch Martin Parr-esque portrait. Apart from one old packet of Polaroid I’ve only really had a chance to test it with Fuji’s own instant pack film. If anyone knows where’s a good place to pick them up the old film I’d love to hear from you. In the meantime respect to see some pics being posted it.


Anonymous said...

from the deepest depths of despair I leave this message...old cameras are not a substitute for fruit and vegetables...and stop dry-humping stationary objects, i want to see you fly, fly, fly.

Greg Funnell said...

Adam - we all know you bowed your head in it's presence (I've got the photo to prove it !)

Joe Harrison said...

another Polaroid ? you need help