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Polaroid SX 70 Rainbow

Posted by on October 17, 2013 in news, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Polaroid SX 70 Rainbow

Polaroid’s OneStep SX-70 is a film camera released in 1978 for use with Polaroid SX-70 film. The OneStep is based on previous Polaroid folding camera models, and it develops and prints photos immediately. Polaroid OneStep SX-70 White/Rainbow Camera: Product Features • Electronic shutter • Programmed auto exposure; long exposures possible • Flashbar socket for flash • Rigid plastic body • Single-element 103mm f/14.6...

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Polaroid’s SX-70

Posted by on October 17, 2013 in news, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Polaroid’s SX-70

Called “the Greatest Gadget of All Time,” according to the Time Tech Blog, now over the hill at 41 years running. From Time: “Polaroid had been making instant cameras for almost a quarter-century by then, but they were far bulkier and clunkier than the SX-70 and involved a lot of work; everything about the new camera was, indeed, new. Land said that it contained 20,000 technical breakthroughs…” Read the full post...

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Fuji X10

Posted by on October 16, 2013 in news, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Fuji X10

The Fujifilm Finepix X10 is an advanced compact camera that offers a retro design, 12 megapixel 2/3-inch EXR CMOS sensor, a 4x, 28-112mm, f/2.0-2.8 zoom lens with a manual zoom ring, optical viewfinder, 1080p movie recording, 7fps burst shooting and a 2.8-inch LCD monitor with a resolution of 460,000 dots. Other key features of the Fujifilm X10 include an ISO range of 100-12800, full range of manual controls, Fujifilm’s EXR shooting modes, optical image stabilisation, raw image capture, a hot-shoe, an integrated manual pop-up flash, film...

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Polaroid’s “The Button” – Vintage Cameras

Posted by on October 10, 2013 in news, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Polaroid’s “The Button” – Vintage Cameras

In the late 1970s, Polaroid began to manufacture plastic bodied non-folding cameras for their SX-70 film, as an alternative to the more expensive folding SX-70s. Numerous iterations of these “OneSteps” appeared though the early 80s, with slight design variations and features. “The Button” is one of those iterations.

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Polaroid SX-70 – The First Instant SLR

Posted by on October 9, 2013 in news, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Polaroid SX-70 – The First Instant SLR

The SX-70 is a folding single lens reflex Land Camera first produced by the Polaroid Corporation in 1972. It was the first instant SLR in history, and the first camera to use Polaroid’s new integral print film, which developed automatically without the need for intervention from the photographer. This was revolutionary at the time, and a precursor to today’s 600 and Spectra films.

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