Tuesday, April 5, 2011

slightly obsessed...

[slightly obsessed with all things polaroid] 

My love for polaroid cameras started early on in my life, it was the first working camera that was mine & mine alone. I proclaimed at around age 10 that I wanted a real camera, so my dad, being a cautious consumer, decided to buy me my first Polaroid camera (thanks dad! ♥).  I think his decision was half based on knowing my young attention span wouldn't last long enough to wait for film to be developed & maybe half thinking it was just a passing phase & polaroids were relatively inexpensive - that is until you take into account all the film (& oh boy! did my 10 year old self blow through some film). I remember taking it to the zoo on multiple occasions & pretending to be a nature photographer, my brother even taught me how to position the lens in between the fences so I didn't get the cage in the shot - ha! Long story short - an obsession was born...I have a nice little collection of working polaroid cameras & camera backs but am always looking to expand! I've always been a fan of the Polaroid Land Camera - the one with rainbow racing stripes, it's actually one I don't have in my collection (yet)! Here are some fun polaroid items to get you obsessed too (if you're not already)...

*these are fun!* instant photo caption kit

& last but not least - impossible project instant film

long live instant film!!! 

I'm off to finish up some orders & maybe to sit outside (in the beautiful weather) to sketch & plan some new designs! Happy Tuesday! hugs & cheek pecks.

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  1. I love polaroids! My dad bought me my first one too! But that was only last year. I was soo excited! I now have quite a large collection of vintage cameras!

    ps. I really want an ipone so I can get that decal.. I love photojojo :)

  2. heheh I love the T-shirt one! :) And polaroids are awesome I think they capture memories better than most cameras. hehe

  3. A polaroid was my first camera too! I think I took a hundred photos of my grandparent's dog Tippy. :)

  4. Loving the polaroid cameras. I think this is now my fav with the rainbow. I remember the one we had when I was a kid that you had a cube shaped flash for the top. If i remember rightly if worked for four photos and rotated around. B x
    Ooh and I must tell you I am having a giveaway over at my blog.

  5. the paper polariods are awesome!!! I have one but I broke it :( it was a sad day! but i'm glad you appreciate them as much I did! you got some great images on this blog...I likey! :)

  6. i love love love polaroids, though I'm not keen on the impossible project films - they're too temperamental, and sadly ebay prices for out of date film has ROCKETED. any tips of where to find cheap expired film?

    Love those frames




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