SAY BABY!! I can't get the film to load correctly!
is a bit of a technique required to load the Pop 9.
When you pull out the leader, make sure that the perforations
are strongly hooked around the little spikes on the
take-up roll AND the small bottom cog. The natural curl
of the leader will press the perforations against these
spikes - unless you pull out too much leader! If the
film doesn't take up, push some of the leader back inside
the film roll, and try again.
Hey you, my pictures came out kind of dark and grainy.
the flash, the Pop 9 needs bright, sunny conditions
to work. If shooting outdoors on an overcast day or
indoors without a flash, some graininess will appear
in your photos. Remember, if the light ain't bright,
turn on the flash!
And keep note of the flash distances by ASA speed for
And my pictures are completely black! What gives!
You left the lens cover on! Unless you are planning
a minimal modern art exhibition -- exploring the depths
of possible black tones in photography - we highly suggest
that you remove the lens cover anytime you wish to use
the Pop 9.
My battery keeps dying inside the flash. Woe is me!
be sure to shut the flash off when you are done using
it. The green ready light is attractive, and we would
all love to see it glow forever, but it's not a good
policy for your battery life. And, if you are not going
to use the Pop 9 for an extended time (not likely!),
take the battery out.
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