View Full Version : What to do with my polaroid film?

Pete Gregar
16-Jul-2001, 14:54
I ran into a deal on some cases of Type 59 polaroid film. It is outdated, but works ok. 10 cases for $30 :)

Can anything be done with the negative from this film? Or do I just shot the picture, check the exposure and toss it in the trash?


16-Jul-2001, 15:48
Well, you can do transfers with type 59...

Scott Walton
16-Jul-2001, 17:17
Yes, go to the polaroid site and see how easy it is done (Polaroid Transfers). Use one to test your set with and do another one but DO NOT process it until your ready to make the transfer.

16-Jul-2001, 20:30
They make excellent coasters, emulsion side up. Use them that way, make sure to spill lots of beer on them before you transfer the emulsion, and they'll match the technical and aesthetic quality of most emulsion transfers I've seen.

mark lindsey
16-Jul-2001, 20:51
no! no! no! this film is horrible, don't use it! send it to me at my address right away! :)

Pete Gregar
16-Jul-2001, 20:59
I rate the beer response on the same level as "develope it between your butt crack"

I never said I liked the polaroid.. I use it to see if I have the correct exposure...

james mickelson
16-Jul-2001, 21:05
Correct exposure for what? The response of the type 59 limits what film type you can check it with. james