If you like good old-fashioned get-your-hands-dirty photography, point yourself over to this post on A Modern Day Dinosaur, wherein said Dinosaur not only revives an old Polaroid, but then does all sorts of things with the photos that were clearly never intended. It’s cool. Go read it. NOW!
Last week on Caturday, I committed a sin: I posted pictures taken with my phone. Even worse than that, I posted pictures taken using a retro-look filter application on my phone.* I hang my head.
Over the course of the week, I’ve been working on something a bit more organically retro. Ever since I decided to work more actively with the resurrected Land Camera, I’ve been ever-so-slightly obsessed.
The first thing I had to do was to convert the old 4.5 volt battery to three AAA batteries. That was accomplished far more easily than I could have hoped. I just needed the battery holder out of a cheap flashlight and some electric tape. I was kind of excited about breaking out the soldering iron, but that will have to wait for another time.
Then, I had to figure out how to load and use the pack film. Polaroid doesn’t make…
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