Happy Birthday, Dr. Land!

Edwin Herbert Land, the inventor of Polaroid cameras and film, was born 105 years ago today in Bridgeport Connecticut. Until his death, in 1991, he was a dominant figure in American science, invention and business. Continue reading Happy Birthday, Dr. Land!

Here’s The Man Who Inspired Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs idolized Edwin Land, and it’s clear he learned a lot from him. Continue reading Here’s The Man Who Inspired Steve Jobs

Impossible TIP: Avoiding The Notorious Undeveloped Patch

PX 680 Color Shade FF as well as Silver Shade pictures may display a small undeveloped patch at the top of image area when used in folding type cameras (such as the SLR 680/ 690 and SX 70 cameras with an ND filter). Continue reading Impossible TIP: Avoiding The Notorious Undeveloped Patch