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#PolaroidWeek 2014 – October 21

This week I am participating in Polaroid Week on Flickr and Twitter.  I’ve been itching to shoot with one of my pack cameras anyway. Today I selected the Automatic Land 220 and loaded it with FP100c color film.

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My 220 is special in my collection. My grandfather bought it when he retired and took it on vacation. When it came to me it still had a customs inspection sticker from Bermuda on the back.  Of course I’ve preserved it.

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The 220 features a plastic lens, the more complicated “scene selector” shutter assembly and a fixed, non-folding rangefinder. I’ve converted mine to use AAA batteries.

The weather wasn’t great today, so I chose the desolation of Hampton Beach in the off-season.

Mystery Machine

Mystery Machine

October at the beach

 

October at the beach

 

 

October 14

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I’ve lived within 3 miles of the ocean for my entire life, yet I’ve never owned anything bigger than a canoe.  Today was fabulous, so I took my kayak for what will probably be the last run of the season.

3 miles downriver to the Plum Island Sound, 3 miles back.  My arms are killing me but it was worth it.

Click the thumbnail for a bigger panorama:

 
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