#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. My 220 is special in my collection. My grandfather bought it when he retired and took itContinue reading “#PolaroidWeek 2014 – October 21”

Polaroid Colorpack II – Week 64 Results

The Colorpack II is a cool Polaroid, if a bit quirky. The scale focusing is simple to use, and there is a mirror arrangement which makes the setting visible in the viewfinder. There are two apertures, marked 75 and 3000 for color and B&W film respectively. When shooting 3000 ASA B&W film, the depth ofContinue reading “Polaroid Colorpack II – Week 64 Results”

Week 50 – Polaroid Automatic 103

It occurred to me recently that I hadn’t showcased any of my Polaroid pack-film cameras.  They are uniquely physical and satisfying to use. My collection includes a pair of cameras with family history; Dad bought the 230 when he returned from the army, and Gramp bought the 220 for a trip to Bermuda. As itContinue reading “Week 50 – Polaroid Automatic 103”