The Polaroid SX-70 – Camera Overview

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The Polaroid SX-70 is one of the most iconic cameras of all time. From it's unique folding design, to the stunning quality of images that it takes, the SX-70 set the standard for all instant film cameras to come. Even today fans of Fuji Instax instant integral film are clamoring for a more professional level camera that rivals what Polaroid produced over 40 years ago. In the … [Read more...]

Plastic Imagery Episode 7 – Instant Addiction

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Finally, the team at plastic imagery sat down to discuss one of their favorite film types - Instant Film. While Polaroid is not often seen lumped into the toy camera category, we felt at east discussing the many varied types of 600 and SX-70 cameras you can buy that feature a wonderful plastic lens. Additionally we learned of one camera that Simon wants in … [Read more...]

Pdexposures.TV – Deer Creek Mercantile Part 2

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In the second portion of this three part mini-series brought to you by Pdexposures.TV, we talk with Dana about how Tintype photographs are made and where the process comes from. Although photography has evolved massively since the invention of the tintype, they have seen a resurgence in recent years - so what exactly makes them so special? Sit in for part two of our mini-series … [Read more...]

Pdexposures.TV – Deer Creek Mercantile Part 1

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In the first part of a three part mini-series brought to you by Pdexposures.TV, we take a quick trip about 30 minutes south of Portland to the historic town of Aurora. Amongst the generic antique malls sits the Deer Creek Mercantile - a store, parlor and tintype studio. We sat down with owner Dana Geraths to talk about the store in part one of this series.   Be sure … [Read more...]

Pdexposures.TV Episode 8 – How To Photograph Auto Racing

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Just a short drive from Portland sits Pats Acres Racing Complex; a haven for those who like all things automotive, and a way to keep racing safe and legal for those interested in flexing their automotive muscles. We took a trip out there with our How-To guide in hand. To be fair this How-To was produced by Vivitar in the 1970s as a way to sell lenses, but it still had some very … [Read more...]