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Polaroid Cameras

Post by DreamensioN » Thu 15 May, 2014 10:00 am

Ok so, Jo bought a (new style) Polaroid camera a few weeks ago, (remember them?) and we've now used it a couple of times to take photos of the new arrival. It's idiot proof to use, auto focusing etc and uses credit card sized Polaroid film.

I have to say, I forgot how good using a traditional camera was. There's just something retro cool about taking a photo and having an instant print.

It was really useful yesterday when the mum's visited, and we were able to take a photo of them holding Veronica, and we were instantly able to give them a photo they could take away with them.

The good thing is (and I forgot this), you can write on the photo in the blank white space down the bottom.

AAA+++ would recommend if you want some retro cool and to stand out from the digital camera crowd.

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Post by SecaBoy » Thu 15 May, 2014 11:35 am

they had one of these camera's at a mates wedding.
was a really cool idea i thought. :)
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Post by daBOODA » Thu 15 May, 2014 12:13 pm

SecaBoy wrote:they had one of these camera's at a mates wedding.
was a really cool idea i thought. :)
Ian did it at his wedding and I did it at mine (using Ian's polaroid hehe)

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Post by SecaBoy » Thu 15 May, 2014 1:19 pm

daBOODA wrote: It's like instagram for realzzzzz
that actually made me "lol" :lol:
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Post by Jon 51 » Tue 20 May, 2014 11:21 am

I've been to a wedding which did the same. definitely made the guest book more interesting.
A friend of mine does photo booth hire as well. they're pretty fun.
She can look through all the photo's taken the next day. what goes on behind the curtain 0_o

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Post by dorift » Tue 20 May, 2014 11:35 am

There was a photo booth at Jill's wedding on Saturday. Fkn awesome.
The photographer walked in when I still had my pants down. If I hadn't have been drunk it might've been awkward.
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Post by SecaBoy » Tue 20 May, 2014 2:18 pm

^^ and thhhaaattttssss why we arent having a photobooth. lol
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Post by dorift » Tue 20 May, 2014 9:42 pm

Bad choice imo. Well worth it even with the joke pics. I'd definitely do it if I had my time over. Can't get much more candid really
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Post by daBOODA » Tue 20 May, 2014 10:04 pm

Yeah people always seem to have lots of fun in photo booths. There's a company that hires out actual booths with the curtains etc that print out the little prints then and there. That'd be all right I reckon.
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Post by dorift » Tue 20 May, 2014 10:05 pm

That's exactly what Jill and Brad had Eric. Awesome. Prints two copies, one to keep and one to put in the newlyweds album.
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Post by spitex » Tue 20 May, 2014 10:36 pm

My sister had a booth it was wicked!

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Post by DreamensioN » Thu 22 May, 2014 10:19 am

We didn't have an actual booth, but Jo's cousin ran an area where guests could go up with a white board, write something and take a silly picture. It worked so well and now one of our favourite canvases is a collage of all the photos taken from that "booth area". We actually stole the idea from Cam & Sian's wedding because it was so much fun.

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Post by dan » Thu 08 Jan, 2015 6:26 pm

if anyone wants one, i have a fujifilm instax mini 8 to sell. only used once..! comes with 5 boxes of film, sell for $100.

if someone wants to borrow it you are welcome as well.
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Post by iano » Sat 10 Jan, 2015 6:53 pm

Ha... I've got the mini plus the panorama intstax cameras, both still work fine. Wife bought a Polaroid album online then found out the inserts needed the wide angle camera. So she went out and bought an entire new camera.
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