Sunday, February 6, 2011

Polaroid Image Transfers

I am going back almost 20 years with this post. When I opened my first studio in Hotel Congress in Tucson, I offered taking polaroid image transfers, 3 for $25. Thing was, I kept the one I wanted and the customer got the two remaining. Everyone was happy because typically all three came out well, and I got one to keep for my portfolio.

I used a Noba studio camera with a 300 mm Heliar lens with Packard Shutter. I used type #59 polaroid film and did direct warm transfers on the back of an 8x10 lighbox which provided heat. Here are two of my sample works...