After a stupid scare that the package went missing, this finally came via DHL today. A 1973 (July 24, 1973) Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera.
Purchased this from Yai & Yeam Art Store on Etsy for US$189/- a couple of weeks ago. The camera and the leather tote are in fantastic condition. This camera is supposed to be in fully working condition, now I just need to wait for my impossible film to get ship and I will be able to try shooting with it.
This is my first polaroid … and I have a strong feeling it will not be my last
Ok, this is seriously something way too cool. Original Polariod Factory Jacket discovered deep in the vaults of the former Polariod factory in Enschede, Netherlands. They are out of stock now, probably forever … else could got have gotten it for about US$70+ I think.
Adding another camera to my collection Just ordered a Polariod SX-70 from a Etsy store. It's supposed to be in working condition, so let's hope it will work. Together with shipping to US address, it cost about US$200/-.
Next … getting the Impossible film.
Zinio is simply god sent Combined with iPad, I'm getting (almost) all the magazines I want, CHEAP!
I have since subscribed to
- Macworld – 12 issues for US$19.97
- Esquire – 12 issues for US8
- Maxim – 12 issues for US$5
- PC Mag – 12 issues for US$5
- Marie Claire (for wifi) – 12 issues for US$8
Each issue is pushed down automatically when available within the Zinio app. This model is something that I totally agree – low subscription rate + auto push within app. Wired really got it all wrong … $4.99 (now $3.99) per issue and requires an app update each time, that just doesn't make sense. For that I will wait for it be made "available" via Apptrackr.
Zinio, can you please add Wired and Fast Company?
For newspapers, I'm still trying out PressReader. While I did temporarily terminated my International Herald Tribune (IHT) subscription for my Kindle while I try this out, I'm not 100% sure yet if this will be a good replacement. Partly because they don't have the Asian edition of IHT which I much prefer. But if this works out well, then my only problem left is … what am I going to do with my Kindle?