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Polaroid Brings Back Analog Instant Camera With OneStep 2 I-Type Camera

There are still a handful of instant camera around, like the Lomo’Instant Square Camera, for example, but however instant those are, it will never be the same as the good’ol Polaroid you have grown to love. Apparently, Polaroid understand the instant photography community’s love for analog instant camera and therefore, it has brought back the original instant camera, now called OneStep 2. Billed as an analog instant camera for the modern era, OneStep 2 blends the unmistakable classic Polaroid camera design with contemporary detailing. Continue reading Polaroid Brings Back Analog Instant Camera With OneStep 2 I-Type Camera

Kodak Printomatic Is A Photo Printer And A Digital Camera Rolled Into One

Somewhere between an instant camera and a regular digital camera lies the Kodak Printomatic Instant Print Camera. It is a new breed of camera that is kind of like an instant camera (of sort), but yet, it also stores captured images on a microSD card. It won’t spit out photos instantly like a Polaroid does; it will only do so only when you tell it to. Now you see where it is coming from? In a way, Printomatic satisfies one’s desire for instant gratification while keeping a copy of the photos in digital form. Best of both worlds, if you ask me. Perhaps one of the most attractive proposition with Kodak Printomatic is, you can choose which image to print. Continue reading Kodak Printomatic Is A Photo Printer And A Digital Camera Rolled Into One

Amazing DIY “Polaroid” Camera Lets You Take Instant Animated GIFs

Hogwarts portraits belong to the magical realm of Harry Potter and obviously, it is not real and personally, I don’t see it happening anytime soon. No, wait. Maybe it will, like Minority Report has shown us and the Instagif DIY Instant GIF Camera by avid maker Abhishek Singh could be the start. Abhishek has created a Polaroid camera equivalent that, instead of still images, outputs animated GIF. I know right. It sounded rather magical, however, don’t expect Harry Potter kind of enchantment of moving and talking portraits or moving images on newspapers from this DIY contraption. The technology is not there yet. But still, this is one step up the real-life Hogwarts portrait we saw a while back since you will not need a smartphone to make the image come alive. Continue reading Amazing DIY “Polaroid” Camera Lets You Take Instant Animated GIFs

Instant Photography Goes Analog With Lomo’Instant Square Camera

Instant photography is a norm today, but the good’ol way of instant photography, AKA analog instant photography? Not so much. There aren’t many options out there, but thanks to Lomography, you are getting one more option and it is called The Lomo’Instant Square Camera. It is billed as the world’s first fully analog instant camera that feeds on Fujifilm’s Instax Square film, So, you can satisfy your desire for analog photography without the intervention of digital technology. Nothing much here. It is just pure analog imaging fun without the unbearable anticipation. The camera boasts a collapsible bellows design that addresses the portability side of things and it comes outfitted with a 95 mm glass lens paired to a zone focusing system for ease of focusing. Continue reading Instant Photography Goes Analog With Lomo’Instant Square Camera

Polaroid Pop Shoots, Print In 3×4” Format, Print For Other Devices Too

Polaroid has a new instant digital camera and it is called Pop. So what’s makes Pop pops? First and obviously, it makes instant print, courtesy of an integrated printer that uses ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology and second, it prints in the iconic 3×4” format with the Polaroid Classic Border Logo, giving you the familiar 3.5×4.25” print. Now, that’s freaking awesome! Unfortunately, it does not get the classic look; instead, it gets a contemporary form factor in a fun two tone color with a contrasting iconic red shutter button (designed with renowned design studio Ammunition). Continue reading Polaroid Pop Shoots, Print In 3×4” Format, Print For Other Devices Too

The Impossible Project’s First Instant Camera Can Be Controlled With An App

Good news, fans of instant photography. The Impossible Project’s first instant camera is official. The I-1, as it is called, brings together best of two worlds: the world of good’ol analog instant camera and the world of digital controls. Sporting a design unlike what you may have seen, this odd-shape camera could be described as a pyramid sitting atop of an instant photo printer. Despite our rather crude take, it does look rather pretty, though we wouldn’t call it sleek. On the ‘pyramid’ thingy is where you will find the viewfinder, the control knob and the lens setup surrounded by an array of LED that serves as a ring flash that automatically adjusts the strength and brightness based on the ambient light and the focus distance at the point of the shoot. Continue reading The Impossible Project’s First Instant Camera Can Be Controlled With An App

Prynt Case Wants to Turn Your Smartphone into an Instant Camera

Instant photography is all the rage now and when you think of instant prints, you probably think of three things: Polaroid, Fuji Instax and last but not the least, portable photo printers. But, what if you could pull the Polaroid instant photography trick right off your Android or iOS device? Well, that’s what exactly a French startup Prynt wants to do: turn your regular smartphone into an instant camera. It does so by integrating an instant photo printer into a smartphone case. The product, simply dubbed Prynt Case, connects with your mobile device via physical connector built into the case, so all you have to do is plug your device into the case, take a photo, and voila! instant print, anytime, anywhere. There is no doubt that Prynt Case is essentially a photo printer stuck to back of your phone, but though so, you’re not limited to freshly captured images; you can also print images on your Facebook or Instagram, for examples. Continue reading Prynt Case Wants to Turn Your Smartphone into an Instant Camera

This Instant Camera Lets You Take Multiple Exposures And Infinite Long Exposures

until now, instant photography and lo-fi photography remains as two largely separate worlds, but with Lomography’s latest venture, The Lomo’Instant Camera, it merges the two, offering you the instant gratification with doses of lo-fi photography that Lomography has carved a name for itself. expect to add color filters, take brilliant multiple exposures and long exposures, add Fisheye effects and more, and seeing your work of art appear almost instantly on standard Fujifilm Instax mini film. the camera comes with a built-in wide angle lens boosting 0.4m closest focusing distance, but there are also Fisheye and Portrait lens attachment to further expand your creativity. it has a built-in flash, allowing for auto-flash, as well as manual shooting modes with flash or without flash. Continue reading This Instant Camera Lets You Take Multiple Exposures And Infinite Long Exposures

The BELAIR X 6-12 Instant Camera Kit

there are three worlds in photography. the first is the digital world, where you get instant gratification in the form of previews. then there is the instant print realm, where you get instant print for instant gratification, and last but not the least, there’s the anti-instant gratification photography in the form of analog photography. among the three worlds, there exists a few in-betweens and the BELAIR X 6-12 Instant Camera Kit is one of them. what it does is as straightforward as the product name is: it turns your BELAIR X 6-12 camera into an instant camera, compatible with Fuji Instax Wide Film. Continue reading The BELAIR X 6-12 Instant Camera Kit

The Polaroid Socialmatic Camera

today’s context of instant gratification is more than just instant print photography; we, like most connected earthlings, have the compulsive urge to share, and this is where The Polaroid Socialmatic Camera is going to fill the void as left by the traditional instant camera and digital camera. The Polaroid Socialmatic Camera isn’t the newest new, but this CES, Polaroid has taken this opportunity to announce that this Socialmatic camera will finally be available this year. the camera is fitted with two cameras: a 14MP front-facing shooter with LED flash and a 2MP rear-facing item, and you can choose either to print out the image on 2×3 inch full-color adhesive-back ZINK or share it on social media websites via the camera’s built-in WiFi. however, if WiFi isn’t available, you can linked up with your smartphone via Bluetooth to enable instant sharing. Continue reading The Polaroid Socialmatic Camera