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Polaroid 900Z + Wonder500t

The capabilities of mechanical cameras are relatively expected, the capabilities of "soap dishes" are sometimes unpredictable. So the Polaroid 900Z surprised me.
Few people know the successful camera models of this brand, with the exception of instant cameras. I consider the 900Z a successful model. It has a 35−70mm zoom lens with an f/5.3-f/10 aperture range. Polaroid 900Z has 6 flash modes: Auto, Auto with red eye reduction, Flash off focus to infinity, Flash off, Fill flash and Slow Synchronized. Film reading range with ISO 100−800. The camera is powered by one CR2 battery. The camera also has an automatic shutter release timer. Its distinguishing feature is the macro mode, which allows focusing from 0.30 to 0.70m. In my case, the flash always fired in this mode (photo of a glass in a cafe), plus you need to understand that if the object is further than 0.70m, then there is no need to use macro. And this is briefly about the technical characteristics of the 900Z.
Now about tactile sensations. Immediately liked the rubberized buttons on the case. Nice zoom sound. Although plastic, but a strong case. The frame counter and flash mode switching are displayed on the electronic display. The design of the camera as a whole is individual, and not like others.
I loaded Wonder500t (aka Kodak Vision 3 500T) film into the camera, which you can buy at
I shot in three conditions: sun and shade, without flash against the background of illuminated buildings, and with flash at night.
In sun and shade conditions, rich, high-quality pictures were obtained. In conditions without a flash at night, the colors are close to noir, but blurry shots come out with long exposures. With a flash at night, the standard mill shots are obtained, but more of the cool 500T tone is added.
The Polaroid 900Z, on my rating scale, occupies the High "-" level. Slightly inferior to the well-known Olympus super zoom series in lens sensitivity, which would take High "+".