Polaroid may be all but dead, but there are still instant film cameras to be enjoyed by the nostalgia-craving public. Fujifilm's latest, the Instax Mini 90 Neo-Classic, is an odd little thing with more options that you're used to from instant film cameras.
Instant film cameras in the digital age are nothing new, but no new product has yet captured our hearts like the good ol' Polaroid did back in the day. Can Fujifilm's revamped Instax camera lure people in with the Mini 90 Neo Classic? We clamored for a chance to take this thing for a spin. Here are some initial…
The classic toy camera Diana F+ can now be bought as an Instant Camera package for $140. Previously, you had to buy a separate instant back to the camera for $90, not to mention the $90 it cost for the Diana F+ camera itself. Save a few bucks! [Lomography]
Did you know that instant film cameras are still being made? Fujifilm's line of Instax cameras has been trying to weather the digital storm, and it's now releasing a new Instax camera that has a whole lot more style.
When most kids complain about something taking too long, their father's response isn't usually as generous as pioneering an innovation that spans the next half a century. But Edwin Land, creator of Polaroid, was not your average dad.
Polaroid's Creative Director Lady Gaga (yes really) is the star of a rather lacklustre new exhibit at the MIT Museum—a Polaroid photograph of Lady Gaga. At least she dressed up for it.
Ask any Polaroid fan about their mood swings in the past 12 months, and I bet it'd go something like this: oh no, Polaroid is doomed. Oh yay, it got bought. Oh no, that fell through. And so on.
Polaroid broke a lot of hearts when it discontinued its instant film cameras. Luckily, new management has realized the error of old management's ways: they're re-launching the One Step Camera and instant film in 2010. Booyah! [Polapremium]