With the amount of expired Polaroid Film out there, follow Polaroid photographer Ellen Jo Roberts tipped me off to a group (started by daser) that unites users of expired film via a group on FLICKR called POLAROID FAIL!
“Jammed film. Roller failure. Half exposures.” It’s all in this fab, new Flickr group!
Expired, defunct and forgotten – The Polaroid Joycam and 500 film format
Fresher, fun days! Canadian TV spot for the Polaroid Joycam. Folks in this commercial using Polaroid 500 film.
I’ve been experimenting with expired Polaroid films over the last 6 months and have found that most packs pre-2004 will…FAIL. 🙁
In 1993 Polaroid hired comedian Sinbad to star in a series of commercials for the new Polaroid Captiva / Polaroid 500 film
Sometimes, Failure can be Beautiful.
Remember expired film users, Winston Churchill said, “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”