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Polaroid 636 Closeup Instant Film Camera


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Overall 9/10 Condition, comes with 6 months warranty.

Serial No.: B5E 18MX3 VD DA



The Polaroid Onestep Closeup was first released in the early 1990s, evolving the Polaroid of the '80s with a slightly rounded-off edges and a closeup lens allowing you to shoot from as close as 2 feet away. Its simple design makes it a great camera for instant photography beginners – not to mention selfie addicts.



The lens on this camera is perfectly serviceable, but don’t even bother with the ‘closeup’ lens feature. If you slide over the focusing dial to close up, a piece of plastic will appear in front of your lens. Unless you want everything to be blurry, this plastic is useless. Just keep the focus over to the mountain side and don’t bother with macro with this camera.

Unlike some older Polaroid cameras, it doesn’t focus through sonar. In fact, despite what I used to think earlier, it doesn’t autofocus at all. Typically this isn’t a problem, but it can create softer results than sonar autofocus cameras.

Metering seems fine, but the exposure compensation operates by covering up the meter with different amounts of opaque plastic. Ingenious, I guess

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Type: Polaroid Camera

Vendor: Polaroid