Please login to leave a comment. A not-too-hard-to-find adapter is needed to make it work with speed color materials. Visit Simon Larbalestier’s homepage! You don’t need to save any of this because there isn’t a spring to pop the door open underneath like with the A. Here are some tips from our Community members themselves on how you can compose the best festive images of the holiday. I definitely want a Graflok back on a b body. He shows how to JB weld a Graflex roll film back onto the Polaroid.
Sure, but Polaroid quit making film for the a and b decades ago – so a conversion is about the only way to put these excellent rangefinders and very sharp lenses back into service. Take the top off. A sheet of Instax Wide is just larger than the opening in the film gate. Small and light is good. This is a really prolific photographer who uses a ton of different cameras – and he gets great results. After all that, it’s just a matter of putting it back together, gluing the pack back in place, fixing the skins, etc.
Some of my favorite cameras are crappy, so I figured, hey Scott is offline Join Date: I searched the internet for possible ways to modify the camera to take modern Polaroid film and only found a couple of websites which looked promising. You have a on the way.
For our young film photographer Caroline Dare, you are more than just a single shade or hue of a color. What I really need is a trained spider-monkey to load the film for me The black pack doesn’t go quite as well with the color scheme on the J66, but overall still decent looking.
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I want one of those too! He has a nice flickr stream too. Mark Dalzell 7 years ago. Overall, the second time around is much easier. The film will curl up in the paper-supply cavity. Maybe an old wringer-washer might do the trick.
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Back us on Kickstarter. The plastic is very brittle and doesn’t peel off So how does it shoot?
I won’t repeat what she said other than I will remain much healthier if I leave her Polaroid alone. Any Rolleiflex TLR users here?
It pops out of the side and takes an AG or AG1 bulb. I may weep openly. Save Cancel Drag to set position! Did this work for flim Find More Posts by Wayne R. You may link to content on this site but you may not reproduce any of it in whole or part without written consent from its owner.
I bought poalroid J66 from a thrift store yesterday, mkdel found some film on ebay. Best Regards, Bill Mattocks. Come on, when film is all gone bye-bye, this guy WILL still be shooting! Gordon Coale is offline. Many fashion and location photogs used them,because the Polaroid s were terribly expensive. Sunday, May 31, Quick on the heels My wife wanted to know what I was doing with her Polaroid.
It appears to work fine and even has the Type 48 film adapter for ISO 75 color film.
I’m digging the carpenter’s square, the hammer and the nylon plumbing screw and bolt. But I think the camera is awesome looking, so I have one. So was it convrsion it? I just got a A myself today and am debating whether to put a pack back on it or try to jam the lens onto a dead I have But how many A cameras do I need? Wee do decide to pack-convert the J66 instead of a adaption, try conversoin at least locate the electric-eye’s light reducer and behind-the-lens UV filter, though I’d doubt you’d find the larger bulb adapter that I believe gilm directly into the camera’s native AG-1 socket.
Edited by McFortner moderator 7 years ago. Tina Phoenix, Rosevelt, and 7th Ave dweller. Still, with the EE blind and UV at least outdoor, daylight color scenics should be fine, and on trips your J66 could be a “postcard” camera for the benefit of others Actually enclosed in small check-sized envelopes with corresponding written material on 3 X 5 cobversion cards.
And each conversion I do gets easier, and new realizations will be had with each, as well. Originally Posted by greyhoundman If you want to go with standard 4X5 holders. FWIW, I just converted an to Simon — it is a real shame about Have spent 3 filk trying to find that light leak!!! The convrsion that Polaroid shoulda built. The film isn’t cheap, but it isn’t so expensive either.
A compact 4×5 rangefinder would be a heck of a lot of fun to shoot with and a conversion would be a lot easier to carry around than a Graphic How to a activate the chemicals in the 4×5?
Forsaking all film for digital.
I hope the “under 20 bucks” was way under A thumb screw and some nuts with free spinning washers to advance the film, and some plain screws and nuts for the other three film holders.
I have a design for that. Note the notch code in the upper right indicating that the emulsion is facing the lens. Use an elastic band converwion a piece of tape.