Episode 9 - June 15, 2010

Posted: 06/15/2010

The gang reviews the new Polaroid 300 Instant Film Camera, Ukulele rocker Henrique Couto’s 35mm project, Lomo-Like results with a vintage Kodak cameras, 35mm film and Polaroid 600 camera giveaway and more!!! Hosted by Michael Raso and Duane Polcou and special guest John Fedele.

Show Notes

On June 15th, we shot our First-Ever video of my Polaroid 300 camera review.

Here’s a Flickr Set of some Polaroid 300 images taken in the last 30 days

More at polaroid.com

Duane Polcou chatted a bit about Marty Forscher.

“His best-known invention, patented in 1982, was the Pro-Back, a Polaroid attachment for a 35-millimeter camera that gave photographers an immediate proof print, letting them test a shot without having to wait for the film to be developed. Mr. Forscher also created an early compact motor drive for still cameras.”

Sadly, Mr. Forscher passed away in 2009, you can read more here nytimes.com/2009/10/11/nyregion/11forscher.html

Podcast listener Clifford Davis suggested the Black Cat Exposure Guide for picking your exposure without using a meter: http://www.blackcatphotoproducts.com/guide.html

Here is another exposure guide at WikiBooks: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Photographic_Exposure_Guide/Exposure_tables

Ukulele rocker Henrique Couto was our extra special guest. He just released his first CD. Folks who purchase his deluxe album get an exposed “mystery roll” of 35mm film. Henrique discussed his music and this odd film project.


Brian Duffy, whose photographs helped define the mood of the Swinging Sixties, has died aged 76. Together with David Bailey and Terence Donovan, Duffy formed part of the trinity of photographers who became as famous as the models, musicians and film stars they worked with.

Brian Duffy obit



The Trackman called in to see if his Dad’s Ansco Clipper arrived at the FPP studio. The Anco Clipper camera was made in the 1940s in the UD and uses type 616 film.

I was able to locate an additional 616 spool, so I rolled 120 film to the 616 spool in a film changing bag.

More on the Clipper at Camerapedia: camerapedia.org/wiki/Ansco_Clipper

Image shot with the Trackman’s Ansco Clipper

Get Lomo-Like images at a fraction of the cost of a Holga with a vintage Kodak – the Kodak Holiday Flash

These cameras are very, very inexpensive on e-bay and if you’re lucky, you’ll get one with a “lagging” shutter – which will produce this dreamy effect. (Image Below)

We’re giving away a Polaroid 600 One Step Close-Up Camera this month! Winner announced on the July 15, 2010 Film Photography Podcast.

Please get entries in by July 5, 2010. Missed this giveaway? Don't worry, just check out the latest podcast for more great giveaways.

We’re GIVING AWAY film too!

Matt Haines  of camerasandfilm.com donated 18 rolls of gently expired Kodak Portra 400 35mm film

Only 6 months left to shoot and develop Kodak Kodachrome film


12/31/2010 is the last day that Dwayne’s (the only Kodachrome processor in the world) will process this discontinued stock. If you are committed to shooting a roll of 35mm Kodachrome, please send me an e-mail. If I have any left in my private vault, I’ll shoot a roll out to you.


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