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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Jasonmarie » Wed May 05, 2021 9:24 am

pbar wrote:
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Nice camera talk :)

These envelopes used to give anticipation, excitement and fun, all in one!

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Yes my parents still have there pictures in the returned envelopes :cool:
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by andyd » Wed May 05, 2021 2:37 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
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pbar wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 9:20 pm
Nice camera talk :)

These envelopes used to give anticipation, excitement and fun, all in one!

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Yes my parents still have there pictures in the returned envelopes :cool:
Or you took your film to Boots :)

With a camera on mobile phones etc we don't have to wait anymore, still not the same as holding a picture or looking through a photo album :cool:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by D366Y » Thu May 06, 2021 8:26 am

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Speak for yourself Andy - I've been taking this on holiday with me for a few years and take shots with me wherever I can!
So far I have polaroids of Naples, Rome, Amsterdam, Cornwall, Majorca, Manchester, London... probably several more that I have forgotten!
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by andyd » Thu May 06, 2021 8:30 am

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Speak for yourself Andy - I've been taking this on holiday with me for a few years and take shots with me wherever I can!
So far I have polaroids of Naples, Rome, Amsterdam, Cornwall, Majorca, Manchester, London... probably several more that I have forgotten!
:cool: I had one in the 70s, great how they work!

The picture quality wasn't great not sure what it's like with yours :)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Thu May 06, 2021 9:26 am

I've still got one too! Films were quite expensive was the only drawback. Fantastic camera though, great idea, iconic. They did/do a digital version too with no films needed obviously.

Love the fact you're using that Danny, brilliant.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Jasonmarie » Thu May 06, 2021 9:55 am

My dad had a disk camera , not seen one of them for years
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by D366Y » Thu May 06, 2021 12:24 pm

Polaroid film is still quite pricey - the last pack I got was 8 shots for around £17-18 which is why I save it for special occasions - recently I had to try the same shot 3 times before it came out properly which was mildly annoyingly to say the least :roll:

The picture quality is still decent when you get a good shot (rarely happens!) - I'll have to dig them out later and try to upload a copy on here!
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by D366Y » Mon May 10, 2021 9:19 am

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Here's one of my polaroids I took while down in Cornwall recently - it did take 3 or 4 attempts to get this right with the exposure and stuff but came out well in the end!
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Tue May 11, 2021 7:31 pm

That's an excellent photo!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Tue May 11, 2021 9:32 pm

:agree: yeah , thats a cracker pic , almost looks like a painting. The whole pic is cool with the photo paper not lying flat on the background ,sorta fits in with the wobbly hut ........a picture of a picture ....cool
Id rather have a bottle in front of me :beer: than a frontal lobotomy 🤯

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by D366Y » Wed May 12, 2021 7:55 am

It came out alright yeah!
Always worth it when you get a decent one and a much better way of remembering my trips away :)
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Thu May 13, 2021 11:13 am

It's interesting that on the latest KFC advert on TV, that polaroid snaps feature on that, looks like you're not the only one Danny :)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Thu May 13, 2021 8:46 pm

And earlier I noticed Polaroids featuring again, in a trailer for some new drama called Innocent, they're all over the place!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Fri May 14, 2021 4:04 am

Yep , got a free capri with every camera bought 😆.
I had a Asahi Pentax spotmatic slr my Dad bought new on one of his overseas jaunts , and when he went digital I got it with a shitload of lensy things, sunpac flash and bits of coloured glass ,anyhow whilst parked outside Dis parents some thieving little fuckers broke into my car and stole the whole lot .......turns out it was Di's nephews ( broken arsed druggie criminal little delinquents ) the stuff was long gone so a beating was administered and to this day ( 30 years later ) neither of them will stay in the same room as me without witnesses ......they wreaked most of the dash trying to get the stereo out ( mk4 teeny box ) anyhow that sorta ended my photography career . This has made me thing ,ya know me an Di have been together 35 years now and between us we have bugger all images and most of them would friggin cats ,guns or motorbikes .....huh 🤔 she must have looked OK when I met her ......engaged to my boss .....oh fuck yeah 😆😁! We had an interesting start ..😁
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Paul G » Fri May 14, 2021 8:08 am

Was she engaged to your boss or your ex-boss?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Fri May 14, 2021 10:10 am

Paul G wrote:
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Was she engaged to your boss or your ex-boss?
😆 Both 😂
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Tue May 18, 2021 8:15 pm

I was born a Fordoholic, They'll bury me a Fordoholic...

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Tue May 18, 2021 9:39 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
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Faaark that was interesting 🙄, Cardiff huh ? didnt see any distressed looking sheep , 😁did see a castle tho ....and a peacock, but no snow ☹️. Sorta highlights the passing of time when you see kids , dressed as they are ( no DC shoes , no cell ph , no cyborgs or rock stars on the T shirt , no glue bag or crack pipe and they didnt tag anything ..........bring it all back please ) no token black or asian kids tho ( wouldnt get away with that now ) . We still have those kids shows here but they are quite different now. I did like the idea of the "stranger danger" education thing ........unfortunately , here they tend to rape and murder their own babies .......New Zealands shame 🤢😢
I would love to take a tour on the top story of one of them busses , can you go on piss cruises ? convertibles are cool but being lifted up 2 stories has got to be fun .....whilst keeping a nervous eye out for low bridges .😁
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Fri Jun 04, 2021 9:45 pm

Dead right!


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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Paul G » Fri Jun 04, 2021 10:18 pm

So true Paul. When I think about the things I had when I was a kid compared to what todays kids get, well it's unbelieveable. My bikes were secondhand cobbled together out of (usually stolen) bits and pieces and my most prized posession aged 11 was a small, made in Hong Kong, transistor radio that I sneakily hid under my pillow and listened to Radio Luxembourg on when I should be getting to sleep.

Most of us of a certain age managed without the luxuries today's kids have yet had a much better and happier childhood without needing our noses poked into a telephone screen 24/7.

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