8x10 polaroid

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I've been working with 4x6 polaroid pos/negs more and, the more I do it, the more I like it. Amazing potential.

Now, pursuant to another thread of mine, concerning longer lenses, I'm looking to get into an 8x10 kit. Is there any comprehensive information out there on Polaroids for 8x10? I'm completely ignorant.

-- george (geod@sbcglobal.net), January 28, 2002


this link from www.polaroid.com

-- Ellis Vener Photography (ellis@ellisvener.com), January 28, 2002.

There is no pos/neg 8x10 but I use T804 for proofing. I love the Clalumet processor because it is easily taken in the field for on-site processing and is quite good. None of it is as convenient as the 4x5 because it doesn't come in ready-load packets, but it is an interesting system.

-- Rob Tucher (rtphotodoc@hotmail.com), January 28, 2002.

Great info -- does anyone know of manuals, how-to's, etc., to get started?

-- george (geod@sbcglobal.net), January 28, 2002.

In the words of Poet Laureate Robert Frost, who when asked to expalin one of his poems, replied "What, you want me to say it worse?"

Polaroid; http://www.polaroid.com

-- Ellis Vener Photography (ellis@ellisvener.com), January 28, 2002.

Alas. Mr. Frost had a point, but Polaroid hasn't -- I'm really looking for practical tips, equipment suggestions, etc., etc. beyond the scope of their site offerings.

-- george (geod@sbcglobal.net), January 28, 2002.

I'm with Ellis: a question this broad deserves an equally broad answer:

http://www.google.com/search? hl=en&q=8x10+polaroid" turns up a few good links...

...as does http://www.goog le.com/search? sourceid=navclient&q=site:www.photo.net+8x10+polaroid

I wish my browser's history was endless so I could tell you which sites I read when I was researching this...

-- Josh Wand (josh@joshwand.com), January 28, 2002.

Thanks -- I appreciate both answers, really, and everyone's time for chiming in!

-- george (geod@sbcglobal.net), January 28, 2002.


I use the processor in my explorer with a voltage converter, works fine, with no aparent damage to either.

Rob, T-805, is what u would be looking for, Working with this for a year now, and still have major issues. Here's the hint, negatives develop in 20 seconds. Try clearing these in the field, tons of fun Bill

-- Bill Jefferson (jefferw@polaroid.com), January 30, 2002.

Bill, when you say, referring to "T-805," that you've been "Working with this for a year now, and still have major issues." what do you mean? Is T-805 an 8x10 P/N product in development? Or is it commercially available? Thanks in advance for the clarification.

-- Sal Santamaura (santamaura@earthlink.net), January 30, 2002.

All, It is a P/N product in development, no one else has any info on it.


-- Bill Jefferson (jefferw@polaroid.com), January 30, 2002.

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