These Six Instant Film Cameras Got Glowing Reviews from Us

Instant print cameras are the perfect way to make memories when you don’t want to carry all your gear around with you.

Instant print cameras have always been, and will always be, super fun to use. They are the perfect companion for photographers who don’t want to take their main camera with them to capture the fun of a party, or a night on the town. They are durable and easy to use, which means they can be passed around your group so that everyone can get in on the photo taking action. The best part is that you’ll get instant mementos of your shenanigans with friends and family. In this round up we are going to take a look at six seriously cool and incredibly fun instant print cameras that will help you remember the events of the night before should you wake up with a sore head. Continue reading…

Travel Centric Instant Film Cameras You’ll Want on Your Next Trip

Instant cameras will bring a new dimension to your travel work through a deeper connection to the craft of photography.

At first glance, looking at a print from an instant camera will stir judgements about the crummy colors, lack of sharpness, and the fact that the print is a one-off. But that would be far off base when thinking about instant photography. Creating with instant cameras is far deeper when you look below the surface. When creating with instant cameras you’ll experience a closer human connection, a genuine photographic print and way to connect with another human being that’s not social media. Creating with an instant camera is less an ego play and more an act of pure photography. Free yourself from the distractions of social media, the desire to spend hours in post, and practice your craft. You’ll become a better photographer by shooting with an instant. Here’s some solid choices when looking for instant cameras.

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Review: Mint Camera InstantFlex TL70 2.0

Personally speaking, film camera reviews like those of the Mint Camera InstantFlex TL70 are the most fun for great reasons–there is no pixel peeping, no RAW file versatility, none of that stuff that people bitch and complain about in forums. Instead, it’s all about the moment and capturing or creating it. Then there are the lenses, the experience, and knowing that the photo you shoot is a one of a kind.

The Mint Camera InstantFlex TL70 2.0 camera’s biggest upgrade is its brighter viewfinder over the predecessor. This is a proper TLR (Twin Lens Reflex) camera with aperture priority control, exposure compensation, manual focusing, a flash, accessories, and an overall solid build quality. Most importantly for many of us, there are glass elements in the lens. Considering that Instax Mini basically covers a 645 area, this is important.

This can be a tough camera for many of us to learn; but at the same time you’re bound to have fun doing it.

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