They did it! They said it was impossible, but now Olivier Laurent, a British photographer, has blogged some test pictures from the first batch of Polaroid film since everything expired last year.
The results? Not good. Overly sensitive, and subject to minute temperature variations? What does this mean? Awesomeness! There’s now film for our old Polaroid cameras. The film’s just going to get better.
This hands-on preview is based on only one cartridge of the new PX100, and considering instant film’s particularities, a positive or negative judgment should be based on more than eight shots. But my initial impressions are that PX100 behaves like a expired pack of 779 or Time-Zero. You’re never sure of what you will get. To be fair, Impossible did warn us about this during its press conference yesterday. A slight change in temperature or pressure can ruin or enhance your image.