Looking for an awesome last-minute gift idea? Consider an instant camera! We tested every Instax model on the market and picked our favorite two. Snag either for under $100. [Originally published October 2020]
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Oct 30, 2020 at 00:23
Looking to get in on the instant camera fun? We tried every model and think the Fujifilm Instax Mini 70 strikes the right balance between price and feature - the Instax Wide 300 is our choice if you crave a larger format. [Originally published in October]
reviewOct 16, 2020 at 13:00
Fujifilm's latest entry-level Instax Mini model offers improved auto exposure over its predecessor and a simple-to-use interface. However, fun features and creative controls are mostly absent.
reviewSep 16, 2020 at 07:01
We got our hands on the brand new Instax SQ1: an easy-to-use instant camera that shoots square format film. Despite a couple of quirks, we think it's a camera that photographers and non-photographers alike will find fun to use.
Feb 20, 2020 at 19:34
The SLR camera features an M42 mount and captures a circular image on Fujifilm's Instax film.
Dec 6, 2018 at 20:29
It's not cheap, but you may soon be able to get your hands on peel apart film once again thanks to ONE INSTANT.
videoNov 7, 2018 at 19:25
YouTube channel Analog Things takes a look at and tries out a 20x24 Wisner Polaroid camera located in Vienna.
Nov 3, 2018 at 21:33
Hong Kong-based CARBON has launched a Kickstarter for a new battery-free instant camera with a retro design.
Oct 12, 2018 at 13:51
Crank out instant photos with Holga Digital's new analog printer, currently being funded on Kickstarter.
In anticipation of our in-depth buying guide, our friends in the North have been looking at a handful of the latest instant cameras. Having stocked up with Instax Mini film and cameras from Fujifilm, Leica and Mint, it seemed like a good excuse for a party...
Apr 26, 2018 at 19:18
German brand Rollei has revived its iconic Rolleiflex twin lens reflex lineup with the new Rolleiflex Instant Kamera. This model—Rollei's first TLR camera in decades—retains the brand's iconic look but adds modern features including support for Fuji Instax Mini film.
Nov 17, 2017 at 14:54
Fujifilm has asked a US district court to clear it of any wrongdoing, after allegedly being threatened with trademark litigation by Polaroid.
Oct 16, 2017 at 20:12
If you own a Moto Z, you'll soon be able to attach a Polaroid instant printer to it. Check out the unreleased Moto Mod, which was leaked earlier today.
camera newsSep 14, 2017 at 14:42
Goodbye Impossible Project, hello Polaroid Originals! The new Polaroid Originals brand brings the Polaroid of old back from the dead with new i-Type instant film and the OneStep 2 analog instant camera.
Sep 7, 2017 at 18:55
Is Polaroid's classic instant film coming back from the dead? Teasers popping up on the Polaroid.com website hint at something big coming from the iconic instant photography brand very soon.
Aug 29, 2017 at 14:21
Lomography has unveiled its latest creation: the foldable, fully-analogue Lomo'Instant Square instant film camera.
Jul 15, 2017 at 16:00
Photographer Brock Saddler has managed to hack his Bronica ETRS to shoot Fujifilm Instax film. Here's how he did it.
Jun 13, 2017 at 17:17
The special edition Polaroid 600 instant camera comes with a two-tone black and white design and is an online exclusive.
Jan 5, 2017 at 14:00
Meet the Polaroid Pop, a new instant camera that produces classic Polaroid-sized prints. It combines a digital sensor with an integrated ZINK Zero Ink printer to produce 3 x 4" prints. Read more
camera newsApr 12, 2016 at 19:19
The Impossible Project has unveiled the I-1 instant camera, a revival of an analog classic. The I-1 prints photos using Impossible Project 600-type film, which was reverse-engineered from Polaroid's now-discontinued 600-type offering. Read more
Mar 3, 2016 at 20:19
Fujifilm Japan has announced that it is to stop production of its FP-100C instant film that enthusiasts use in old Polaroid-type cameras. The film has only been available in the 3.25x4.25in size recently, but it has been keeping vintage cameras clicking since Polaroid stopped production itself. Read more
Lomography has introduced the Lomo’instant Wide camera. Using Fujifilm Instax Wide film, the camera offers a 35mm equivalent lens and Auto, Bulb, and 1/30sec Fixed Shutter Speed modes. Features cater to those who want to take a little more control over their instant prints, including a multi-exposure button and a lens cap that functions as a shutter remote control. Read more
Mar 30, 2015 at 18:00
Polaroid camera repair and maintenance company Mint has introduced its own instant camera called the Mint Instantflex TL70. Fitted with a 65.4mm lens the camera offers aperture settings of f/5.6, f/8, f/16 and f/32 with an additional setting called f/bokeh – which creates a 5-pointed star shaped aperture. The Instantflex also features a flip-up flash unit housed above the viewing lens. Read more
Mar 25, 2015 at 21:05
Instant film manufacturer Impossible has launched what it calls a Generation 2.0 film called B&W 2.0. The company claims it's not only sharper and clearer than previous Impossible products, but also develops much quicker. The new film is the result of a new chemical formula for Impossible that has been developed by former Polaroid research chemist Stephen Herchen. Read more
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