How to take Polaroid pictures outdoors?

by Oleg Kubay on Mar 11, 2021

Today's tip is about how to shoot with your vintage Polaroid 600 camera outdoors:

Outdoors, under normal light conditions, use the flash override shutter button. It is located right beneath the flash shutter button. Check out our Manual for Polaroid 600 cameras for pictures and more information.

Watch the following video to find out how it's done:

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Just press it all the way to take your picture. There are some outdoor situations that might require you to use the flash, for example if you want to make a portrait when not much light is available, when the subject is backlit or when your subject is located in a doorway or under a bridge.

Check out this video to see how to apply the tips:

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Check out our other tips:

  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #1: Backlit
  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #2: Correct Exposure
  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #3: Shooting in Hot Weather
  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #4: Shooting in Cold Weather
  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #5: How to Not Blur Your Pictures
  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #6: The Parallax Error
  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #7: Focus on One Thing Only
  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #8: How to Get Great Colors in a Polaroid
  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #9: Protecting Polaroid Pictures from Sunlight
  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #10: Exposure correction
  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #11: Shooting Indoors
  • Polaroid Photo-Tip #12: Shooting Outdoors

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