Re: Polaroid film

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If anyone is interested, I have a few packs of Spectra film in my fridge.  I would be happy to send them to
anyone who would be wiling to pay the freight--UPS with cold packs.  The shipping cost will probably be more than the
film is worth.


-----Original Message-----
>From: Karl Shah-Jenner <shahjen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Mar 26, 2012 8:26 PM
>To: List for Photo/Imaging Educators - Professionals - Students <photoforum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: Re: Polaroid film
>Dan writes:
>Members may be interested to know that I have just used a pack of Polaroid 
>1200 instant film in a Polaroid "Image Pro" camera - and found it still 
>yielding good pictures.  The pack expiry date is 10/08, and if the stamping 
>on each picture is a guide, it was actually made in 2007.  The inbuilt 
>battery still works, and the color balance is still typically Polaroid !
>This for a film-pack which has lain in a drawer inside my house for at least 
>2 years, and not in a refrigerator.  I don't know if this is unusual, but it 
>does seem to indicate a film pack could be usable long after the printed 
>expiry date. Alas I have only a few more original Polaroid packs in a 
>refrigerator, the very last of the line.
>nice!  Have you any of the positive/negative film lying about?  I found that 
>to have one of the bost beautiful color responses and tonal ranges of all 
>B&W films..
>I had some b&W polaroid film dated 1968 which performed quite acceptably 
>when I used it in the late 90's - somewhere in the house I still have some, 
>along with some colour similarly dated - the colour film was not so 
>brilliant with most of the chemical satchels having gone hard

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