A floppy based polaroid camera concept #Photography #Floppy #Concept

_richardparry_ on Instagram posts about a concept polaroid camera which could use floppy disks:

Transfer Station 6 – I’ve been trying to track down a broken Polaroid 1000 for absolutely ages, I’d seen a couple on TradeMe but they were still working and destroying them didn’t seem like it was in the spirit of the project. I had a lot of other stuff to work on until I could find one. Impatience got the better of me though and I shipped this busted one from Australia.

I’m biased of course but I reckon this is an excellent idea; you could have fit about two (2) whole photos on a 3.5” floppy back in the 90’s, whereas you can only fit ONE photo on a polaroid cell of about the same size. This is a no-brainer if you ask me, twice the bang for your buck

Featured here:
Polaroid 1000 Land Camera (Broken mirror)
Floppy drive from IBM Lenovo ThinkCentre (Obsolete)
Imation 1.44mb 3.5” disc (Obsolete)

See all the photos in the post here.


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