The Impossible Project…

Many of us remember those cute little “toy” cameras around our homes, the Polaroids, which could take a photo and give you a print immediately. This included both black/white and color film. In this day of instant gratification with our digital cameras, we are used to see a copy of our image on the preview screen. But we’re talking about an actual print in the case of the Polaroid. It will be interesting to see how this is accepted… In the meantime, I’m digging out my old Polaroid camera!

Color instant film is due out sometime during the summer. While either of these films will work in many of the later Polaroid cameras (SX-70 and others), they have some special features that are not available on the original Polaroid films.

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The Impossible Project Reveals New Monochrome Instant Film For Polaroid Cameras|Photography 24/7 
Source: photography24seven.com

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Yesterday The Impossible Project held its long-awaited press event in New York which was delayed with one month due to “some unexpected problems with production”.

After 17 months of research and development, The Impossible Project has announced that it succeeded in its task of re-producing a new analog Instant Film for traditional Polaroid cameras. Two new monochrome Instant Films – the PX 100 and PX 600 Silver Shade – were introduced as the first products scheduled to go on sale Thursday the 25 March 2010. The new films will start shipping to customers at the end of March 2010.

The PX 100 are manufactured for use with Polaroid SX-70 cameras and produce a sepia tone, and the PX 600 Silver Shade is designed for use with Polaroid 600 cameras, which produces a truer black and white image. The films will be available for sale online as well as at select retailers in the United States, Europe and Asia, and at The Impossible Project store in Berlin…

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