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I'm in love with analog photography. Don't get me wrong, I love digital that's how I get images on the interwebs and teaching it is my day job, but there is nothing like a negative or an analog instant image. I'm trying to spread the word that Polaroid cameras are still awesome and film is easy to get. I hunt down cameras that have been discarded for the digital cameras and I give them love by cleaning, testing them, and bringing the little darlings back to life.

I give love by:
Checking the battery compartment for cleaniness and make sure connections are being made. Repair sniped wires if needed (happens a lot with these cameras).
Replace the battery
Open and clean viewfinder (on most models)
Clean and lube the rollers
Check that the bellows are light tight
Inspect lens for marks or fungus…

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  • Born on August 22
  • Joined November 27, 2011

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I'm in love with analog photography. Don't get me wrong, I love digital that's how I get images on the interwebs and teaching it is my day job, but there is nothing like a negative or an analog instant image. I'm trying to spread the word that Polaroid cameras are still awesome and film is easy to get. I hunt down cameras that have been discarded for the digital cameras and I give them love by cleaning, testing them, and bringing the little darlings back to life.

I give love by:
Checking the battery compartment for cleaniness and make sure connections are being made. Repair sniped wires if needed (happens a lot with these cameras).
Replace the battery
Open and clean viewfinder (on most models)
Clean and lube the rollers
Check that the bellows are light tight
Inspect lens for marks or fungus
Test it with film

Join the Polaroid Pack camera/ FujiFilm revolution

Check out my Flickr Group that uses instant peel apart Fujifilm
1400+ members strong
http://www.flickr.com/groups/instant-fujifilm/


Oh by the way I have another shop on Etsy, Porterness , with lots of sales and positive feedback. Check it out.
Take care
jen

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