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Polaroid Sun 660 problem

I need help with one polaroid sun 660... It seems that auto focus is not working at all. After investigation on internet i noticed that this camera has a 4 disc lens , so every time that you press the ...
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Why orange color casting started to appear in my Polaroid B&W film several months after developing?

I took some pictures with Polaroid Originals' 600 B&W film and aside from a general lack of sharpness, several months after the shots, some orange color casting is starting to appear in the top ...
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What is causing this white area which is ruining all Fujifilm Instax Mini instant photos?

I recently purchased a second-hand Fujifilm Instax Mini 7S instant camera. I bought new film for the camera and have now tried several rolls. On the 2nd roll I was very careful not to expose the ...
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Instant film for a 4x5 large format camera?

I have a 4x5 camera and a Polaroid 545 film holder. Can someone tell me if any kind of instant film (Polaroid or any other brand) compatible with the 545 film holder is still produced today and where ...
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Will a pinhole camera work with instant film?

I am making a pinhole camera for a school science fair. Is it possible to use Instax Mini Film instead of the long process of developing photo paper? If so, would I use the same design, and just swap ...
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Why is the sun black when you shoot it with a Fujifilm Instax?

In this instant photo by Johnny Wilson, taken with an Instax Instant Film camera, the sun is black. What causes this?
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Is there any distinct difference between using a 35mm camera versus a 35mm instant camera?

My friends and I are really fond of using both disposables, and extremely cheap vintage 35mms for our trips we take when skating, biking and going to punk shows, however we aren't fond of the whole ...
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What is the difference (apart from size) between i-Type, 600, SX-70 and Spectra Polaroid films?

I've borrowed a 600 camera and shot a couple of pictures with a Polaroid Originals 600 film with the intention of figuring out whether or not I should buy a Polaroid camera, and which type of camera ...
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Lomo'instant films come out with a greenish rim

My Lomo'Instant films come out with a greenish rim around them (see attached picture for reference). I thought it could be due to some light coming in from somewhere, but I have no idea what could ...
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Why there aren't polarizer filter for instant camera?

I own a Polaroid 600 and I couldn't be able to find it. So I thought there may be a process that doesn't let it use it.
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Is a flash bar needed when working with a Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera?

I found some expired SX-70 film in my house, and I've been looking on ebay for a tested model of the folding Land Camera. I'm really eager to test the film out even though I know the quality probably ...
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How can I change film packs on a Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 without wasting film?

I have a Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 . I have three film packs and I changed packs depending on the photo I wanted to take, later I realised it was a very bad idea. I am wasting film because the camera ...
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What should I look at when choosing an instant camera?

I have no experience with instant cameras but am trying to choose one as a gift. What should I consider? I want it to print photos that are at least larger than a business card and of good quality.
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Does Fujifilm instant film work with Polaroid instant 10

I have Polaroid instant 10 camer, like this: http://en.polaroid-passion.com/polaroid-type-80-cameras.php?id=179 I have understood, that some of the Fujifilm instant films could be compatible, but is ...
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Can I create a homemade zoom lens for the Fujifilm Instax Mini 7?

I would like to take zoomed photos with the Fujifilm Instax Mini 7. What would I need to do in order to create an external lens to add in front of the one that's already there?
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What is the best (for my budget) instant camera? [closed]

This might sound a bit silly, but I'm looking to buy an instant camera to be used by guests at my wedding which is in 2 months from today. The idea is to have an instant camera that can be passed ...
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What kind of a Polaroid 600-camera is this?

Please help me with this! I know it's a Polaroid 600 'cause the model and the film it uses. It has a yellow "live for the moment" logo in front of the cam (see the pic) and behind the flashbar. Also ...
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Need brighter flash. Shooting with Polaroid 600SE.

I need advice on acquiring a brighter flash, or a flash with brightness that I can control. I have been used to 35mm for years, shooting on 400 - 800ASA with apertures as large as 1.8. This has ...
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What are the pros and cons between the Lomo'Instant and the Fuji instax mini 90 Neo Classic?

I had the Instax mini 50S before and have now sold it as I wanted to upgrade to the Neo Classic, due to multiple exposures, macro inbuilt and ability to turn off flash by using bulb mode (to eliminate ...
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What are the differences between current films available for the Polaroid SX-70 Land camera?

I just purchased a OneStep Polaroid camera and am so excited about starting taking pictures out there, so I've searched for film and found only these alternatives: Fujifilm instant film The ...
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Why is there a big price difference between Instax mini and Instax wide?

I'm looking into buying an instant camera, and I'm thinking about an Instax camera of some kind. However, Instax mini seems to be much more popular than the Instax wide format. However, the price of ...
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What kind of camera can take pictures and immediately print out paper photos?

I saw that some camera can take pictures and immediately print out paper photos. I was wondering what kind of camera it is? For example, the one used in this hidden camera "prostitute" gag. What are ...
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How important is a film shade to protect Polaroid photos when they first eject?

My friend just got a Polaroid SX-70 Model 1 and has some old film stock. How important is a film shade to protect Polaroid photos when they first eject? What about with the new films from The ...