- Overall blue / green color cast
- Low saturation
- Patches of green
- Slow development time (longer than stated on box)
- Shooting environment was below 13°C (55°F)
A Polaroid photograph has several sequential reactions which are occurring in a perfectly timed fashion. At least that's the idea. When our film is in an extremely warm or cold environment, the chemical reactions are no longer occurring exactly when they were intended to. At colder temperatures chemical reaction rates slow down considerably, but not equally.
Note: In black and white film, cold weather environment often causes the image to be over-exposed.
How to avoid:
- Shoot your film at room temperature: 13-28°C (55-82°F)
- In cold climate, keep your camera and photos cozy inside your jacket, as close to your body as possible in order to keep the film pack and camera at a warm, operational temperature.